Bald Knob Lookout Site (Union County)
US 2061, IL 1

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 2061, IL 1 (view other lookout sites in United States, Illinois)
Date Registered January 8, 2021
Nominated by Brian Powell
Location Shawnee National Forest
Union County, Illinois
Coordinates N 37° 33.118' W 089° 20.785' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 33' 07" W 089° 20' 47"
N 37.551958° W 089.346410°
Elevation 1,031 ft (314 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service
Cooperators Bald Knob Cross of Peace


U.S. Forest Service maps show a lookout tower was formerly located at this site.  A large cross featuring an observation platform is now located at the site.


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