Big Ridge Fire Tower
US 893, WV 8

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 893, WV 8 (view other lookouts in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered December 7, 2010
Nominated by Robert Beanblossom
Location Lost River State Park
Hardy County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 38° 54.839' W 078° 53.718' (view using Google Maps)
N 38° 54' 50" W 078° 53' 43"
N 38.913990° W 078.895300°
Elevation 3,211 ft (979 m)
Built 1935
Administered by West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Cooperators West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Section


The WV Division of Forestry erected the Big Ridge Fire Tower in the 1935 on the Lost River State Park in 1935. It is an Aermotor 7x7' on a 80' tower.


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