Crafton Gate Lookout Tower
US 1035, VA 15
Kristin Scholetzky photo

Kristin Scholetzky photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1035, VA 15 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered September 3, 2014
Nominated by Kristin Scholetzky
Location Charlotte County, Virginia
Coordinates N 36° 54.577' W 078° 31.697' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 54' 35" W 078° 31' 42"
N 36.909617° W 078.528281°
Elevation 596 ft (182 m)
Administered by Virginia Department of Forestry


The Crafton Gate Lookout Tower is a 120-foot steel tower built in the 1930's, originally as a lookout for the thriving lumber industry in Charlotte County, as was the Phenix Fire Tower. It was used in unison with the VA Dept of Forestry. It is still owned by them today.


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