Aztalan State Park

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Aztalan State Park was created in 1952 on the site of a Mississippian settlement from the 10th to 13th centuries. Around the site’s earthen mounds, many strange things are said to have been seen and heard by witnesses. The mounds are believed to be haunted by the spirits of the ancient people who once lived here.

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Geographic Information

Address:
N6200 Hwy Q
Lake Mills, WI
United States

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GPS:
43.066061932394405, -88.86111187952332
County:
Jefferson County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Lake Mills, WI (2.8 mi.)
Johnson Creek, WI (4.4 mi.)
Jefferson, WI (5.0 mi.)
Lake Ripley, WI (7.6 mi.)
Cambridge, WI (9.0 mi.)
Helenville, WI (9.0 mi.)
Fort Atkinson, WI (9.6 mi.)
Waterloo, WI (10.4 mi.)
Rockdale, WI (10.8 mi.)
Deerfield, WI (10.9 mi.)

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  1. My best friend and I wanted to explore here without knowing that it was haunted. We just felt… wrong. It felt like we weren’t supposed to be there, like people were watching us and they weren’t happy we were there. We didn’t even get out of the car! We just drove into the parking lot, parked, sat there for about 10 minutes before it got bad enough we had to leave.

  2. We went exploring at the park felt like you weren’t suppose to be on their ground.The whole park made you feel like you were back in their time,also we have friends that hear drumbs at night and see light coming from this area.

  3. I went there by myself last year (2015) in March. I was all alone. I felt scared because I was by myself, but it was a great experience. I heard dogs barking really aggressively but I did not see anyone. I heard a whistle too and the barking ceased, but then returned when I headed back from the main mound, like they were chasing me. Still, I didnt see anything. I ran back to my car. I am not sure if this is a haunted part but when I got to the front parking lot, there were these people sitting in the back seat of their car. A purple PT Cruiser. (Not Emily, haha). The windows were slightly tinted so I did not get a good look, but they were just staring at me. I could see the outline of their heads and their heads were kind of long. It scared me so bad that I jumped in my car and drove away without turning my GPS on. I’ll be returning March 2016 for some photography. It’s a beautiful place.

  4. I drove up to the entrance feeling like I didn’t belong… Drive down to the river parking area.. Felt like I was being watched.. Went back the entrance parking area and parked with my dog inside.. Left the windows down and text my spouse I wasn’t sure if this was a burial or something darker as soon as I hit send my dog started whining and flipping in the car… I couldn’t see anything but felt a strong black energy coming my way .. I rolled up the windows started my truck and it went In reverse by itself and died.. I had to put it in park again to start it.. I left in a hurry.. I know my dogs sensitive to spirits and was in protect mode.. I did not like others even turn on the gps… That was some scary shat… I am drawn back mysteriously …

  5. i will start by saying i was there after hours. my experience is as hollows. walking up the highest mound i stumbled forward I had the mental impression i had been hit in the leg by an arrow. at the top i lie on the ground looking at the stars then I had the very real sight of myself standing on the hill with a scroll, dressed in a robe/tunic like outfit feeling very anxious and at the time i had a real hernia and i felt that this was the link, whoever this person was had one too. anyhow the anxiety was from him needing to get the camp finished. it was imperative. then flash to a short time later. its me seeing this person from his perspective again this time i’m/he is running to the mound i was on. half way up i/ he is hit by an arrow. he stumbles but makes it to the top where he turns to look back and is again hit in the chest this time by another arrow. he/i fall and roll down the hill him dead and me with a wound on my left leg. it wasn’t a bad experience just the opposite he was telling his story. i got the strong sense that he was not from the region. and he was in charge of the engineering of the site. i cant tell you the style of dress he was in but i felt like it was aztec or maybe Mayan. he was very short i remember that. anon

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