South Fire Tower Site
US 1942, FL 6
Tower footing

Tower footing - courtesy of Edward Seifert

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1942, FL 6 (view other lookout sites in United States, Florida)
Date Registered March 24, 2020
Nominated by Edward Seifert
Location Ocala National Forest
Marion County, Florida
Coordinates N 28° 59.991' W 081° 46.673' (view using Google Maps)
N 28° 59' 59" W 081° 46' 40"
N 28.999847° W 081.777883°
Elevation 165 ft (50 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


South Fire Tower was one of eight that served Ocala National Forest. Many were wooden structures and have long since been removed. All that remains of South Tower today is footings from the tower's legs.


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