The Transylvania Times -

Hike To Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower Saturday


July 10, 2017

Courtesy Photo

The view from Fryingpan Mountain Fire Tower. Join Conserving Carolina this Saturday for this 1.4 mile round trip hike off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Join Conserving Carolina Saturday, July 15 at 10:30 a.m. for a hike to Fryingpan Mountain Lookout Tower. The Fryingpan Mountain lookout tower is one of the tallest in western North Carolina, standing 70 feet above the summit. It was constructed in 1941 by the U.S. Forest Service. This lookout tower was actively staffed for fire detection until the early 1990s when its use was decommissioned by the U.S. Forest Service.

From the top of the lookout tower, view expanses of beautiful, undeveloped natural landscape. To view lands that Conserving Carolina has protected, look east and southeast. O...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 04/15/2019 07:04