Potawatomi Tower Expected to Re-Open in 2025

It was over 6 years ago when the observation tower in Potawatomi State Park was closed due to safety concerns regarding the structure’s wood decay. It wasn’t until late 2023 when Governor Tony Evers ordered the stabilization of the tower by authorizing the use of $500,000 in emergency funding. That work began last spring and was completed before the end of the year. In order … Continue reading

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Gov. Evers & DNR Sec. Cole Requesting Services for Potawatomi Park Tower

Governor Tony Evers and Sisocnsin DNR Secretary Preston Cole together have announced the administration is moving forward concerning the Potawatomi Park Tower with a request for architectural and engineering services. This announcement follows the recent public input opportunity offered by the DNR concerning the tower’s future. Gov. Evers commented, “It’s clear folks want to see a restored or reconstructed tower at Potawatomi State Park, and … Continue reading

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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Eagle Tower Friday

The Friends of Peninsula State Park and the Wisconsin DNR are co-sponsoring a ribbon-cutting event Friday at the base of the new Eagle Tower in Peninsula State Park, and that starts at 10:00. Made entirely of wood and featuring the newest in wood structure technology, this new eagle tower is the only fully accessible wooden observation tower of its height in the country. Members of … Continue reading

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