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Woodland Trail explores two Indian effigy mounds.

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

Difficulty: Moderate

 
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Governor Nelson State Park, Wisconsin


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