Bald Rock Lookout Site
US 1701, KY 4
Sign for picnic area where lookout was located

Sign for picnic area where lookout was located - courtesy of Robert Wittenback

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1701, KY 4 (view other lookout sites in United States, Kentucky)
Date Registered June 19, 2017
Nominated by Robert Wittenback
Location Daniel Boone National Forest
Laurel County, Kentucky
Coordinates N 37° 02.000' W 084° 13.333' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 01' 60" W 084° 13' 20"
N 37.033333° W 084.222222°
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Built 1930s
Removed mid-1970s
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


Bald Rock Lookout was built in the 1930s and removed in the mid-1970s. Its former site is now maintained by the US Forest Service as Bald Rock Picnic Area. For a short time, part of this tower and cabin were used as a press box at South Laurel High School but they have since been removed.


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