Buffalo Mountain Tower Site
US 1719, VA 21

Photo courtesy of Doris Bolt

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1719, VA 21 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered July 30, 2018
Nominated by Kristin Reynolds
Location Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Floyd County, Virginia
Coordinates N 36° 47.757' W 080° 28.571' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 47' 45" W 080° 28' 34"
N 36.795952° W 080.476188°
Elevation 3,971 ft (1,210 m)
Removed before 1987
Administered by Virginia Department of Forestry


Located near the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Buffalo Mountain tower was located on the rocky summit of this habitat for rare plants and animal species. The tower was removed before 1987 (believed to be in 1986) when the area became part of the Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve.


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