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Timms Hill

Background Information:


Altitude: 1,951'


Tidbits:  Highest point in Wisconsin


Summitted, May 18, 2009


Time Zone: GMT -6  hours


When to go:



Route Selection:

Drive-up, then short walk to summit.


Hotel and Climb Reservation:

No guide, permit, or trail reservations are required. 


Packing List:



Getting There:

From the town of Ogema, proceed west on Route 86 for 4 miles to County Road "C". Make a right and go 1 mile to Rustic Road #62. Make a left. The Timms Hill Park entrance will be about 1/4 mile on the left. The entrance is a one-way road. Proceed down the entrance road until you come to the trailhead parking area on the left.


Trip Description:

Timms Hill is located a few hours east of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul airport. A relaxing drive through farm country. Upon parking at the trailhead proceed approximately 1/2 mile on the well marked trail to the firetower on the summit.  There is a marker at the base of the tower. the tower is also open to the public and is the only way to obtain a view.  If time permits during your drive, try to make stops at the Mall of America and the "House on the Rock". 

Entrance sign to park area

Trailhead sign

Trail to summit

Fire tower

Summit marker

View from summit area

Summit selfie

Summit selfie

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