Blakey Ridge Fire Tower
US 746, VA 8

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 746, VA 8 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered November 17, 2008
Nominated by Peter Lascell
Location Madison County, Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 25.644' W 078° 20.228' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 25' 39" W 078° 20' 14"
N 38.427400° W 078.337130°
Elevation 2,140 ft (652 m)
Administered by Rappahannock Cooperative
Cooperators Rappahannock Cooperative


Built by the Virginia Division of Forestry in the late 1930s, Blakey Ridge Fire Tower was active for only 20 years. The 80’ Aermotor tower with 7’x7’ metal cab is now owned by the Rappahannock Rural Electric Cooperative as a radio site.


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