Windbeam Lookout Site
US 1551, NJ 3

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1551, NJ 3 (view other lookout sites in United States, New Jersey)
Date Registered April 16, 2014
Nominated by Bob Spear
Location Wanaque Reservoir
Passaic County, New Jersey
Coordinates N 41° 05.007' W 074° 17.893' (view using Google Maps)
N 41° 05' 00" W 074° 17' 54"
N 41.083444° W 074.298222°
Elevation 958 ft (292 m)
Built 1920
Removed 1971
Administered by North Jersey District Water Supply


Constructed in 1920 with funds from the Ringwood Company, this tower overlooked the historic Wanaque Valley. It was operated by Section 2 personnel. It was moved to Pierson Ridge circa 1971 and later to Ramapo Mountain State Forest in 1983. The tower remains in active use at Ramapo Mountain as of 2014.


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