Red Oak Mountain Lookout
US 1102, VA 26
Krissy Reynolds photo

Krissy Reynolds photo

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1102, VA 26 (view other lookouts in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered June 9, 2015
Nominated by Krissy Reynolds
Location Rappahannock County, Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 37.965' W 078° 09.026' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 37' 58" W 078° 09' 02"
N 38.632745° W 078.150433°
Elevation 1,399 ft (426 m)
Administered by Private Owner


Built in the 1930s, Red Oak Mountain Lookout is the only cupola-style lookout in Virginia. Each day during the fire season, the fire lookout walked from the vicinity of Laurel Mills to the top of Red Oak Knob to watch for wildfires.


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