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Aztalan State Park

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Interesting

Any info about Native Americans is interesting. You could spend over an hour or could be done in 10... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
MikeS533
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Franklin, Wisconsin
Fascinating

The park could stand more attention from the state, but the site itself, with its mounds and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
tmmke
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Any info about Native Americans is interesting. You could spend over an hour or could be done in 10 minutes. There is a tiny trailer that is for the visitor center but that was closed in the middle of the day. Saw a sign asking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

It has been said that such large mounds were constructed by carrying bushel baskets of dirt. A standard bushel has a volume of 8 imperial gallons, which is about 36 Liters. 36 Liters of water weighs 36 kg (i.e., 79 pounds). Soil has a density...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

My husband and I have a goal to visit all of the Wisconsin State Parks so we had to stop by this one. It is a good place to go if you want some easy hiking/walking as it is pretty flat unless you choose to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jennifer M
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John R
Reviewed 17 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tony T
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).

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank tmmke
Reviewed 5 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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Roysgirl2014
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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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