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Aztalan State Park

the main pyramid at Aztalan State Park This park is an archaeological site, the location (South of I-94, near Lake Mills) of a 12th century Indian village. The people who settled Aztalan built large, flat-topped pyramidal mounds and a stockade around their village. They hunted, fished, and farmed on the floodplain of the Crawfish River. It represents an important northern extension of the Cahokia phase of the...

Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit

Kettle Moraine State Forest-Northern Unit A 29,000-acre gift of the glacier, the rolling, wooded landscape is dotted with serene lakes and offers a unique outdoor recreational experience of endless variety. Made up of geological formations caused by retreating glaciers, the forest is managed for forestry and outdoor recreation. Visitors can explore and enjoy almost 30,000 acres of rolling hills, lakes, forests,...

Wild Goose State Trail (WGST)

Wild Goose State Trail (WGST) A 32-mile county-operated multi-use recreation trail skirting the western edge of the vast Horicon Marsh from Fond du Lac to Clyman Junction. The marsh is famous for its migrant waterfowl, including Canada geese. Hike, touring bike, ski, snowmobile. Wildflowers, woodlots, wildlife, prairie remnants, fertile farm fields and the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge and State...

Military Ridge State Trail

Military Ridge State Trail, Blue Mounds, WI The 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail, in Iowa and Dane counties, connects Dodgeville and Madison, Wisconsin, by way of the communities of Ridgeway, Barneveld, Blue Mounds, Mount Horeb, Riley, Klevenville, and Verona<The 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail, in Iowa and Dane counties, connects Dodgeville and Madison, Wisconsin, by way of the communities of Ridgeway,...

Governor Nelson State Park

Governor Nelson State Park Located on 10,000-acres along Lake Mendota, recreation and nature mingle within sight of the state Capitol building. Boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming are favorite activities. Trails and restored prairie beckon nature enthusiasts. Effigy mounds in the wooded upland. In spring, summer, and fall, hike 8.4 miles of trails through many diverse ecological communities...