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Big Pocono Fire Tower
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug
N 41° 02.540 W 075° 21.140
18T E 470387 N 4543515
Quick Description: Big Pocono Fire Tower atop the eponymous mountain in Eastern PA.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/5/2008 5:21:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM3QK3
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member harleydavidsonandy
Views: 41

Long Description:
This tower is located in Big Pocono State Park, near Tannersville, PA.

From the PA State Park Website (link below):

Since 1921, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry has maintained Big Pocono Fire Tower on the mountain for the purpose of detecting forest fires in the surrounding private and state forest lands. The tower is staffed only during the spring and fall seasons and has been dedicated by the National Fire Tower Association as a historical structure.

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Big Pocono Mountain is over 2100 ft tall and is about 1000 ft above the surrounding countryside.

Height of Look-Out Tower in feet: 30.00

Difficulty:

Parking Area: N 41° 02.550 W 075° 21.150

Opening times and fees: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please log only if you have been up there and you must include a photo of the scenic view from the top.
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