Bedford Fire Tower
US 1037, VA 17
Kristin Scholetzky photo

Kristin Scholetzky photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1037, VA 17 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered September 3, 2014
Nominated by Kristin Scholetzky
Location Bedford County, Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 19.246' W 079° 31.376' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 19' 15" W 079° 31' 23"
N 37.320768° W 079.522936°
Elevation 1,182 ft (360 m)


Bedford Fire Tower is an 80-foot Aermotor steel tower located in Bedford County, Virginia. It serves as a prominent landmark for many miles for travelers on US Route 460 between Roanoke and Bedford.

Originally owned by the Virginia Department of Forestry, Bedford tower is now privately owned.


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