Near Wausau in Marathon County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
You may even see a hawk or turkey vulture soaring overhead on a current of warm air. Or, you might watch the dark clouds of a thunderstorm as they travel across the sky. Take a few moments to enjoy this spectacular view.
Erected by the Rib Mountain Business Association and the Friends of Rib Mountain.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
Location. 44° 55.315′ N, 89° 41.458′ W. Marker is near Wausau, Wisconsin, in Marathon County. Marker can be reached from Park Road 2.2 miles west of County Highway N, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Rib Mountain State Park (fee area). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4200 Park Road, Wausau WI 54401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rib Mountain State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ancient Ripples (approx. To Charles E. Parker (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rib Mountain State Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monadnocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pineries (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Teachers Training School in Wisconsin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Historical Memorial Park (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wausau.
Also see . . .
1. Rib Mountain. "Rib Mountain was long thought to be the highest point in Wisconsin before it was displaced by Timm's Hill." (Submitted on June 21, 2008.)
2. Price County. "Timm's Hill, located in the southern part of the county in Ogema at Timm's Hill County Park, is the highest geographical point in Wisconsin, with an elevation 1951.5 feet above sea level.... The second highest geological point in Wisconsin, Pearson Hill, is approximately a 1/2 mile to the southeast with an elevation of 1950.8 feet." (Submitted on June 21, 2008.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 1,321 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 21, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2015, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 21, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.