Parnell Tower

One of the highlights of the Ice Age Trail hike is coming upon the Parnell Tower. This 60-foot wooden observation tower was rebuilt in 1988 and offers a panoramic view of the forest and surrounding farmlands. On a clear day, one can see about 25 miles. Park sticker required. Open year round. On weekends call 920-533-8322.


Located in Kettle Moraine State Forest, Northern Unit, near the intersection of County Highway A and Kettle View Road on County Rd U.

State and National Trails

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