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Cowee Bald Fire Tower  

Franklin, NC 28734

An active fire tower used by the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources, this unique fire tower provides some of the best scenic and breathtaking views of three counties.

What our users are saying about Cowee Bald Fire Tower | Rate Cowee Bald Fire Tower
Carol Brill
Can you climb the tower even though it is active?
Carol Brill at at 11:50AM, 2012/07/23.
Ryan Stough
It's at least a 40 minute drive to a gate that is closed. You can park on the side of the road and walk up about two thirds of a mile to the tower. The top of the tower is closed, big disappointment.
Ryan Stough at at 06:59AM, 2013/07/26.

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