Little Flat Fire Tower Area

The Little Flat Fire Tower,  a memorable landmark along the Mid-State Trail, was constructed in the mid-1900's to help spot wildfires in the state forest. Explore a popular 3.6 mile hiking loop in this area, or park near the tower and explore shorter sections of the Mid-State and Old Laurel Run Trails.

Little Flat Fire Tower Area

Join us for guided adventures and activities on:

Sunday, September 25
1 pm and 3 pm

More about this destination:

The Little Flat Fire Tower,  a memorable landmark along the Mid-State Trail, was constructed in the mid-1900's to help spot wildfires in the state forest. Explore a popular 3.6 mile hiking loop in this area, or park near the tower and explore shorter sections of the Mid-State and Old Laurel Run Trails. Depending on the season, blooming mountain laurel, blueberry bushes, fragrant areas of fern, mushrooms, and massive rhododendrons await you in this awe-inspiring area of forest. The base of the tower is a lovely picnic spot the area also boasts a multitude of divergent trails to explore.

Address:

Little Flat Fire Tower, Little Flat Tower Rd, State College, PA 16801, USA

Adventure Tips:

🚶🏼‍♂️1 mile, moderately difficult
📵 Cell service is extremely limited
🐕 Pets on a leash are welcome
🥾 Sturdy footwear recommended
📅 Yes, this destination is open to the public all year
💧 Remember your water bottle