Trigg Tower - Shawnee US National Forest, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
N 37° 29.286 W 088° 44.161
16S E 346522 N 4150436
Quick Description: Located near Simpson, Illinois in Pope County, Trigg Tower is a fire tower overlooking the Shawnee National Forest.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 8/3/2007 7:57:07 PM
Waymark Code: WM1YGT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member harleydavidsonandy
Views: 91

Long Description:
Getting to Trigg Tower is fairly easy and well signed along the roads.

Of course, the view is spectacular. Our family visited during the hot summer months so there is a bit of a haze in our photos. I sincerely hope somebody can visit during the fall color period.

The stairs are fairly steep so watch your step. It looks daunting, but a smooth, steady pace goes by quickly (and bring some water up with you).

Parking is available right at the base of the tower.

Height of Look-Out Tower in feet: Not Listed

Opening times and fees: Not listed

Parking Area: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
Please log only if you have been up there and you must include a photo of the scenic view from the top.
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