Walker Top Fire Lookout Tower
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Walker Top Fire Lookout Tower is a National Historic Lookout Register listed woodland fire lookout tower at South Mountains State Park, Burkemont Road, Morganton, North Carolina.
The tower is erected atop the 2,940' elevation of Walker Top Mountain in Burke County, North Carolina. The tower was originally constructed near Carthage and was later moved to its current location (35.611617, -81.680367) near Morganton, North Carolina.
Accessing the Tower
This tower is accessible via gated residential gravel drive.
No parking is available, but the gravel road has sufficient width that a small car may pull aside.
The hike to this tower is a very short gravel drive with a couple of residential homes.
The tower is in very good condition, though access to the cabin was restricted by padlock, so the condition of the 7x7 cab is not known.