Wright Mountain Lookout
US 920, TN 11

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 920, TN 11 (view other lookouts in United States, Tennessee)
Date Registered September 17, 2011
Nominated by Kent D. Taylor
Location Fentress County, Tennessee
Coordinates N 36° 29.981' W 084° 58.800' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 29' 59" W 084° 58' 48"
N 36.499690° W 084.980000°
Elevation 1,778 ft (542 m)
Built 1960
Administered by Kent D. Taylor, Owner
Cooperators Kent D. Taylor, Owner


The first lookout on Wright Mountain was a wooden tower built in 1942 by the Tennessee Div. of Forestry. The agency replaced it in 1960 with an 80' Aermotor tower with a 7'x7' cab. It is now privately owned and restored.


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