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The long, low effigy mounds seen from White Oak Nature Trail date back between 300 B.C. and 1300 A.D.

The 1.2-mile White Oak Trail is an interpretive loop found in the northern area of Lake Kegonsa State Park. Trailhead parking is located west of the park office. Trail brochures may be obtained from either the park office or at trailhead location. Learn about the park's habitats and its ancient Indian effigies built by the Woodland Indians between 300 B.C. and 1300 A.D. These mounds are theorized to be ancient ceremonial grounds.

Pets and bicycles prohibited.

Directions: From Stoughton, WI, Take exit 147 off I-90. Head south on County N and follow park signs. Enter the park and travel past the park office. Turn right on the campground road. Trailhead parking is on the right before reaching the camp area.

Distance: 1.2 miles

Difficulty: Easy

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Lake Kegonsa State Park, Wisconsin

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