The Woodland Trail is the park's most popular trail offering a 1.8-mile loop through old white and black oaks. The trail explores ancient Indian effigy mounds dated A.D. 500 - 1200 years old. In addition there are approximately half a dozen conical mounds to be seen. An Interpretive station located at the overlook explains how glacial Lake Yahara sculpted the areas four large lakes.
Directions: From Middleton, WI, Travel northeast on County M for 2.5 miles. Enter the park. The Woodland Trail is accessed from the southern most parking area.
Elevation: 900 feet
- Be the first to Review
Governor Nelson State Park, Wisconsin
Review by Wildernet Copyright © 2010 Wildernet.com all rights reserved.
- Governor Nelson State Park, WI Hotel Prices Made Easy
Orbitz.com - Just Orbitz and go!
- Hotel Deals in Governor Nelson State Park, WI
Expedia.com - Don't just travel. Travel right!
- Book Now with Cheap Tickets and Save on Governor Nelson State Park, WI Hotels!
CheapTickets.com - Just click. You're there.
- Find the best rates for hotels in Governor Nelson State Park, WI
Kayak.com - Life's a trip.