Bearwallow Lookout
US 1171, VA 37

Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1171, VA 37 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered January 23, 2017
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Tazewell County, Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 13.248' W 081° 45.026' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 13' 15" W 081° 45' 02"
N 37.220804° W 081.750427°
Elevation 3,023 ft (921 m)
Built 1933
Administered by Arthur Stiltner


This 60' Aermotor tower was built in 1933 on the Tazewell-Buchanan county line. It was one of many towers along the ridges above what is now the Coal Heritage Trail in southwestern Virginia. Access to the tower is limited.


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