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There are many family-oriented hikes along the Scenic Byways and some include fire towers

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Bald Mountain Fire Tower

Central Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 28, near Old Forge in Herkimer County

The fire tower, erected in 1917, was restored from 2001-2004 by Friends of Bald Mountain volunteers with DEC Region 6 staff.

Restored 35 ft. steel fire tower originally erected by in 1917, with new interpretative signage installed in 2005.

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Closest Community:

Old Forge

Closest Byway:Central Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:on
Closest Route #:State Rt. 28
Best Season:summer and fall
Scenic View:

Panoramic view from a restored fire tower.

Indoors or Outdoors:outdoor
Admission Fee:no
Latitude:43.7458009825
Longitude:-74.8996353149
URL:Bald Mountain Fire Tower website

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