Cheat View Tower Site
US 1660, WV 51

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1660, WV 51 (view other lookout sites in United States, West Virginia)
Date Registered January 26, 2017
Nominated by Brian M. Powell
Location Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area
Monongalia County, West Virginia
Coordinates N 39° 37.238' W 079° 49.187' (view using Google Maps)
N 39° 37' 14" W 079° 49' 11"
N 39.620637° W 079.819780°
Elevation 2,213 ft (675 m)
Built circa 1927
Administered by West Virginia Division of Natural Resources


The 65-foot Cheat View Fire Tower was completed by the State of West Virginia circa 1927 near the downstream end of Cheat River Canyon. Its site was privately owned at the time, but is now publicly owned as part of Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area.


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