Tower Quest

Free Visitor's Guide

 Sleep in the Magalloway Mountain 

Watchman's Cabin

Magalloway Cabin.

You can now sleep overnight in the Watchman’s
Cabin on the summit of Magalloway Mountain in Pittsburg.  This rustic location offers a historic glimpse into the life of a watchman.

Table, woodstove, and bedroom in the back.The 2 room cabin has 1 bunkbed and  1 double bed with matresses.
A woodstove provides heat to burn off the chill in the morning and firewood is provided. 

There is an outhouse located behind the cabin.

The cabin has a screened in porch.

              The kitchen area of the cabin.
A propane cook stove is provided, however, you will need to bring your own 1 pound propane bottles.

There are basic cooking utensils and pots & pans.

There is a spring which does not always have water - you will need to hike in drinking water. 
A rain barrel collects water for uses other than drinking.

The trail to Magalloway Fire Tower and Cabin.


The hiking trail is approximately 1 mile long
and rises in elevation about 700 feet. 
Hiking time is approximately 40 minutes. 

This is a partnership between the Division of Forests and Lands and the Division of Parks and Recreation.
To learn more and to make reservations visit
NH Division of Parks and Recreation, 
Lake Francis State Park.

 Questions can also be directed to Forest Ranger Jason Huter at:
 (603) 788-4157 ext. 311, or  

Directions to Magalloway Tower and Satellite Maps of the area

Topographical Maps of the Magalloway Area
Map 1, Map 2

Magalloway Cabin in the winter.

Magalloway Cabin in the winter.