Mendota Fire Tower
US 1033, VA 13
Kristin Scholetzky photo

Kristin Scholetzky photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1033, VA 13 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered September 3, 2014
Nominated by Kristin Scholetzky
Location Washington County, Virginia
Coordinates N 36° 43.833' W 082° 18.033' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 43' 50" W 082° 18' 02"
N 36.730556° W 082.300556°
Elevation 2,995 ft (913 m)

Description

Mendota Fire Tower sits atop Clinch Mountain, in Washington County, VA. It is a 100-foot steel tower. No longer manned, it is mainly a hot spot for birdwatching as well as a hiking destination for many. Its sister tower, Hayters Knob, is down the Clinch Mountain ridge from it.

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