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Aztalan State Park

County Highway B, Lake Mills, WI
+1 920-648-8774
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Just a great place for a lazy day visit

Learn a little history about Wisconsin and the original settlers of the area the Aztalan Indians... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
jodys168
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Madison, United States
Self Tour

Well worth the visit. Its amazing to see back into their culture. And the Creek is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
John R
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“indian mounds” (4 reviews)
“burial mounds” (6 reviews)
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County Highway B, Lake Mills, WI
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+1 920-648-8774
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Learn a little history about Wisconsin and the original settlers of the area the Aztalan Indians. It's an amazing story along with a beautiful place to spend all or part of a day. Walk the trails, stroll along the river it's all wonderful

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Well worth the visit. Its amazing to see back into their culture. And the Creek is beautiful and peaceful.

Thank John R
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We toured the Museum compound adjacent to the State park on the north. It did include info on the archaeological digs at the park and some artifacts. The park has good walking trails, representations of the original stockade, clean restrooms and 3 picnic areas. We...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic reminder of a culture few really know existed! Not as large as Cahokia but SO obviously the same people (the reviewer that said it was the Aztecs was wrong).

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

The park could stand more attention from the state, but the site itself, with its mounds and replicas of some of the construction of the Mississipian Indian culture, is fascinating. A little trailer houses well-informed and enthusiastic volunteers; a funding campaign is underway to build...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Admittedly, I'm biased as an enthusiast of all things ancient and Native, but I found this park to be fascinating! I had the place to myself on a weekday summer morning--just me and 3 archaeologists working on an excavation of a residence on the edge...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I was listening to NPR the other day and the speaker mentioned tours of an archeological dig at Aztalan State Park. I had never heard of the park or the Native Americans who i habited the area. There are so many u disovered treasures in...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This park is an overlooked jem in today's world. It is big, with lots of land on the river. It is historic, with historical buildings that can be visited, with some good artifacts inside. There are the old burial mounds to visit. There is a...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Friends introduced us to this well kept park. We hope to stop back again and also check out the museum nearby.

Thank soundwords
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Very much dependent on visitors expectations. Those interested in accepted history will find the site long in generality and theory, little in evidence. Educational markers decayed or vandalized. Disappointing. The average visitor will find little more than a lumpy field with restrooms and a nice...More

Thank William T
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eggman1234
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Response from soundwords | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there is camping (though there are places nearby) You can see the list of activities by web searching activities at azatlan park wi.
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