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Historical Maryland Fire Towers

Western Region

Roth Rock Tower – on Back Bone Mt in Garrett County

High Rock Tower – overlooking the Savage River on Savage River State Forest in Garrett County

Elder Hill Tower–  in Garrett County

Thayerville Tower – on Deep Creek State Park in Garrett County

Dan's Rock Tower – in Allegany County

Town Hill Tower – on Green Ridge State Forest Allegany County

Lambs Knoll Tower – on Appalachian Trail in Washington/Frederick County Line

High Knob Tower – on Gambrill State Park in Frederick County

Sideling Hill Tower – on Sideling Hill State Park

Shaggy Mt Tower – WV/MD State Line – Garrett County

Negro Mt Tower – off Alt Rte. 40 – Garrett County

Bittinger Tower – New Germany Road, off Rte. 495 – Garrett County

Warrior Mt Tower – Allegany County

McClellans Tower – Red Hill Road – Washington County

Quirauk Mt Tower – Ft Ritchie Military Reservation – Washington County

Foxville Tower – Tower Road – Frederick County

Salamander Rock Tower – Tower Road – Frederick County

Hamburg Tower – Hamburg Road – Frederick County


Southern Region

Long Hill Tower - Anne Arundel County - Pasadena

Welcome Tower – Fire Tower Road, Welcome in Charles County

Great Mills Tower – area of Rte. 5, 246, & 471, Great Mills, St. Mary’s County

Brandywine Tower – off Tower Road, off Rte. 38, Prince George's County

Hillmeade Tower – off  Rte. 450, Prince George's County

Central Region

Cub Hill Tower –  2 acres adjacent to Forest Service Baltimore County Office

Black Hill Tower –  near  Forest Service Cecil County Office

Burtonsville Tower – Rte. 29, 1 mile N of Rte. 198 in Montgomery County

Hollofield Tower – Patapsco River State Park – Howard County

Madonna – Rte. 146 Madonna – Harford County

Cardiff Tower – State Bridge Road – Harford County

Stoney Forest Tower – Stoney Demonstration Forest – Harford County

Rising Sun Tower – Rising Sun – Cecil County

Woodlawn Tower – Fire Tower Road – Cecil County

Foys Hill Tower – Rte. 40 at Rte. 7 – Cecil County

Rhodes Mt Tower – Elk Neck State Forest – Cecil County

Pleasant Hill Tower – Union Church Road off Rte. 545 – Cecil County


Eastern Region

Church Creek – adjacent to Forest Service Church Creek Office, Dorchester County

Nassawango – Rte. 12, Forest Service Worcester County Office

Powellville Tower – off Rte. 354, Wicomico County

Green Hill -  between Pocomoke and Princess Anne, Somerset County

Interstate Tower – Rte. 404 Maryland/Delaware Line, Caroline County

Quantico Tower – Fire Tower Road, Wicomico County (top section now at Chesapeake Fire Museum, Hebron)

Timmonstown Tower – off Rte. 374, Timmonstown, Worcester County

Shiloh Tower – Rte. 14, Dorchester County



Fairview Outdoor School – Maryland Tower moved from uncertain location, Washington County

Chesapeake Fire Museum – Top section of Quantico Tower, Hebron, Wicomico County

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