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Potawatomi State Park

Property Notice:
Maintenance work near the observation tower began on Oct. 2 and will continue through December 2023. During construction, North Norway Road will be closed from the Old Ski Hill overlook to the pull-off east of the tower. Vehicle access to both overlooks will remain open. The Ice Age Trail will be rerouted on the Tower Trail and bike trails to avoid the work area. Trail access to the vault toilets at the tower will remain open.


Weather forecast

Observation Tower

The observation tower at Potawatomi State Park is closed due to significant wood decay. The DNR continues to consider the future of the tower and is committed to finding a path forward.


A portion of Potawatomi’s campground is open year-round, and reservations can be made online or by calling 888-947-2757. Water facilities including flush toilets, showers, and the fill and dump station will be available through Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023. Drinking water is available year-round at the well house next to the campground shelter.

Boat Launch and Fish Cleaning Station  

Water to the fish cleaning station will be shut off the week of Oct. 23, 2023. Boat launching piers will be removed for the season during the first full week of November 2023.

Admission Stickers

Annual park admission stickers can be purchased online or with cash or check at the self-registration station outside the park office when the office is closed.