Little War Gap Fire Tower
US 1412, TN 38

Photo courtesy of Dana B Koogler

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1412, TN 38 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by Dana B Koogler
Location Hawkins County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 36° 30.430' W 083° 01.209' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 30' 26" W 083° 01' 13"
N 36.507172° W 083.020148°
Elevation 2,329 ft (710 m)
Built 1947
Administered by Private Owners (Portia Gibson and Carolyn G. Courtney)


War Fire Tower sits on a rocky outcrop high above Little War Gap. Offering a very dramatic view, the tower and its accompanying watchman's cabin are in poor repair as of 2019.


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