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Wisconsin County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.PriceTimms Hill1951Wisconsin North Woods425
2.ForestSugarbush Hill1939Wisconsin North Woods349
3.MarathonRib Mountain1924Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains624
4.LincolnLookout Mountain1920Wisconsin North Woods320
5.LangladeKent Lookout1903Wisconsin North Woods263
6.VilasVilas County High Point1900Wisconsin North Woods270
7.AshlandMount Whittlesey1872Wisconsin North Woods322
8.IronPleasant Lake Lookout1870Wisconsin North Woods240
9.TaylorTaylor County High Point1840Wisconsin North Woods160
10.SawyerMeteor Hill1801Wisconsin North Woods491
11.OneidaOneida County High Point1800Wisconsin North Woods120
12.OcontoOconto County High Point1781Wisconsin North Woods81
13.RuskRusk County High Point1750Mississippi Headwaters370
14.FlorenceFlorence County High Point1730Wisconsin North Woods160
15.IowaBlue Mounds1719Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains934
16.BayfieldMount Telemark1700Wisconsin North Woods210
17.MarinetteMarinette County High Point1660Wisconsin North Woods160
18.BarronBlue Hills1630Mississippi Headwaters 
19.SaukSauk Point Benchmark1593Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains621
20.ChippewaFlambeau Ridge1530Mississippi Headwaters440
21.WashburnWashburn County High Point1510Wisconsin North Woods170
22.ShawanoShawano County High Point1490Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0
23.DaneBlue Mounds-East Summit1489Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains109
24.ClarkClark County High Point1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains10
24.ColumbiaSouth Range1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains195
24.WoodPowers Bluff1480Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains280
27.BurnettBurnett County High Point1470Mississippi Headwaters190
28.MonroeSunny Benchmark1448Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains 
 Monroe or Dorset Ridge1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60
 Monroe or Monroe County North High Point1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains280
29.LafayettePlatte Mounds1440Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains320
30.PolkFrederic Lookout Tower1420Mississippi Headwaters130
30.MenomineeMenominee County High Point1420Wisconsin North Woods0
32.JacksonSaddle Mound1412Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains440
33.La CrosseLa Crosse County High Point1400Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains275
34.JuneauJohnson Hill1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains200
34.VernonVernon County High Point1380Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains20
36.DouglasSummit Lookout Tower1369Wisconsin North Woods299
37.BuffaloMontana Ridge1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains339
37.TrempealeauTrempealeau County High Point1360Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains300
39.DunnDunnewa Benchmark1354Mississippi Headwaters294
40.Eau ClaireEau Claire County High Point1340Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains160
41.WashingtonNorth Holy Hill1332Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains111
 Washington or Holy Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains440
 Washington or Powder Hill1330Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains183
42.CrawfordCrawford County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains180
42.MarquetteMarquette County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190
42.PortagePortage County High Point1320Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains160
42.Saint CroixSaint Croix County High Point1320Mississippi Headwaters180
46.SheboyganParnell Lookout1312Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains272
47.PepinPepin County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains300
47.RichlandRichland County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains40
47.WausharaWaushara County High Point1300Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains130
50.AdamsFriendship Mound1290Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains330
51.PiercePierce County High Point1280Mississippi Headwaters40
52.Fond Du LacFond Du Lac County High Point1270Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains230
53.GrantGrant County High Point1240Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains60
54.WaukeshaLapham Hill1232Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains292
55.DodgeDodge County High Point1230Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190
56.WaupacaWaupaca County High Point1220Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0
57.GreenGreen County High Point1180Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains40
58.WalworthWalworth County High Point1162Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains162
59.CalumetCalumet County High Point1130Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains220
60.Green LakeGreen Lake County High Point1090Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains70
61.RockMagnolia Bluff1080Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains178
62.JeffersonJefferson County High Point1061Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains201
63.ManitowocManitowoc County High Point1047Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains147
64.KewauneeCherneyville Hill1020Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains250
65.BrownMorrison Benchmark1015Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains195
66.OutagamieOutagamie County High Point1010Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains230
67.KenoshaKenosha County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains190
67.WinnebagoWinnebago County High Point990Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0
69.OzaukeeOzaukee County High Point980Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains120
70.RacineRacine County High Point952Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains142
71.DoorDoor County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains10
71.MilwaukeeMilwaukee County High Point860Mississippi-Illinois-Lake Michigan Plains0

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List Description

Note that this list is not authoritative and it is present here mainly so climbers can log their ascents. If you are serious about county highpointing in Wisconsin, then you should visit the County Highpointing Web Site, join the Yahoo County Highpointing Group, and refer to Andy Martin's book for the definitive listing of all the points.


Sources that were used to help me compile this list include:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1993 by Fred Lobdell, review by Andy Martin, David Olson, Emmet Judziewicz, and John Mitchler.
  • Some latitude-longitude values for peaks provided by Tom Dunigan via the web site, and manually verified.


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