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9th Annual Lighting of NYS Fire Towers
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About this event
The fire tower lighting is a statewide event that started in 2014. The idea was to allow those far and wide to see the light on the horizon and remember and pay tribute to the days when the fire rangers would stand watch in the fire towers to protect the community and surrounding forests.
Many fire towers in the Adirondacks will participate in the annual state-wide lighting of the towers. For the 9th annual event, volunteers will light up the fire towers on Saturday, September 3 between 9 and 9:30 PM.
Rain date - Sunday, September 4, 2022, at the same time.
The Adirondack Fire Towers participating in this year's tribute include:
- Mount Arab (Visible from Route 3 west of Tupper Lake - Piercefield Flow)
- Adams (Visible from Tahawus Road in Newcomb)
- Bald Mountain
- Blue Mountain Lake
- Cathedral Rock
- Hurricane (Visible from Route 73 near the Village of Keene)
- Kane Mountain
- Makomis (new installation in Speculator)
- Mt. Morris (a/k/a Big Tupper - Visible from Tupper Lake)
- Owl's Head (Visible From Lake Eaton State Park beach in Long Lake - Mt. Sabattis side)
- St. Regis (Visible from Paul Smith's VIC)
Event times and information subject to change and not guaranteed.