Photo courtesy of Doris Bolt
|Registry Numbers||US 1719, VA 21 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)|
|Date Registered||July 30, 2018|
|Nominated by||Kristin Reynolds|
Buffalo Mountain Natural Area Preserve
Floyd County, Virginia
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)|
|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.