Tick Ridge Fire Tower
US 1149, WV 17
March 2010 photo

March 2010 photo - courtesy of Brian M. Powell

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1149, WV 17 (view other lookouts in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered November 27, 2016
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Cabwaylingo State Forest
Wayne County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 37° 58.766' W 082° 23.385' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 58' 46" W 082° 23' 23"
N 37.979434° W 082.389754°
Elevation 1,367 ft (417 m)
Built 1937
Administered by West Virginia Division of Forestry


Built in a remote site in Cabwaylingo State Forest, Tick Ridge Fire Tower stands uphill from a picnic area. The 80' steel tower was built in 1937. It is fenced off and the lowest flight of stairs have been removed.


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