Cook Forest Fire Lookout Tower and Seneca Point

Location: Leeper,Pa                                              THE All FIRE TOWER PAGE

Directions 41.321799,-79.211962                                     Weather

Height: 87′                                                                          Facebook

Elevation 1,580′                                                                My Pintrest

Condition: Sturdy                                                          Hikes by region

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


The hike to this tower is short, quick, and easy. Follow the signs uphill and before you know it you will be standing at the base of the tower. You would have noticed on your drive in how beautiful the forest is, and it is no different as you walk through it. Large rock, big healthy Hemlocks and and a ton of Rhododendrons are some of what you will see.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

While you are not allowed in the cab of the tower you can still get some great views from the top steps. This is not like the towers of the Adirondacks where you can start picking out specific Mountains, but you get a great view of the forest below. A fall visit or to watch the leaves sway in the wind during the summer months would be awesome. The tower is well built and it felt sturdy going up; this would be a great place to introduce kids to these historic structures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The bonus is this short hike to Seneca Point; this is a fenced off rock outcrop where you can view the neighboring mountains and the Clarion River.

I came here just for the tower, but the area is designed for people to travel here and spend a few days. There are all kinds of roadside activities, state parks, restaurants and camping areas. I suggest plan a trip for the weekend and hit all of the cool places around here. Any questions email me everywherehiker@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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