Bickle Knob Fire Tower

Bickle Knob

 

Location: West Virginia   Monongahela National Forest

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Height: About 40′                    Facebook

Elevation: 4000′                      My Pintrest

Condition: Sturdy                   Hikes by region

 

 

 

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The back country road leading to the parking lot is tougher than the trail to the tower; My Camry made it on this fall day but it was rough going. The road is only open from April 1 to December 13. The short walking path is unmarked but clearly visible as it leaves the parking area and heads through an open field.

 

 

 

 

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The tower is in great shape and has been modified from its original design to an open viewing platform. Obviously the fog killed any chance of a view for us, but from the pictures I have seen you will not be dissapointed. If anyone gets some photos send them to me and I will post them.

Great Job West Virginia for making this tower available. Be sure to check out Olson Tower, Thorny Mountain, High Knob, and Hanging Rock Observatory for more great West Virginia views.

 

 

 

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