Photo courtesy of Kristin Reynolds
|Registry Numbers||US 1716, VA 18 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)|
|Date Registered||July 30, 2018|
|Nominated by||Kristin Reynolds|
Jefferson National Forest
Tazewell County, Virginia
N 37° 03.467' W 081° 23.950' (view using Google Maps)
N 37° 03' 28" W 081° 23' 57"
N 37.057778° W 081.399167°
|Elevation||4,401 ft (1,341 m)|
|Administered by||U.S. Forest Service|
This fire tower was removed in circa 1980s. The former lookout cabin now serves as the Chestnut Knob Appalachian Trail Shelter and was rehabilitated in 1994. The site overlooks Burkes Garden and provides views towards Big Walker Mountain and Mount Rogers, Virginia's highest point, on clear days.