Few People Know There Are Native American Burial Mounds Hidden Along The Mississippi Bluffs In Wisconsin

In far southwestern Wisconsin, towering bluffs offer incredible views of the Mississippi River valley. People have enjoyed these views for a very long time. Long before European immigrants settled in Wisconsin, Native Americans lived along these bluffs and there are places along the river that have great spiritual, cultural, and historical importance. One trail in a Wisconsin state park will lead you to an ancient burial site complete with mounds and lovely scenery. It’s an incredible hike that offers a chance to see natural beauty and a place with a long and important history. Here’s what’s waiting for you in Nelson Dewey State Park.

Have you visited these Wisconsin burial mounds before? Did you know they were hiding at this Wisconsin State Park?

Nelson Dewey State Park has 45 individual campsites and reservable picnic shelters are available. Learn more about Nelson Dewey State Park on the DNR website. Wisconsin has some really incredible state parks. Here are some lesser known parks that you should absolutely visit.

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Address: Nelson Dewey State Park, 12190 Co Hwy VV, Cassville, WI 53806, USA