Tidbits: Highest point in Wisconsin
Summitted, May 18, 2009
Time Zone: GMT -6 hours
When to go:
Drive-up, then short walk to summit.
Hotel and Climb Reservation:
No guide, permit, or trail reservations are required.
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.
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
Trail to summit
View from summit area