Man Mound and Devil's Lake Effigies
Visit the only remaining human-shaped effigy mound in the world, and partake in the mystery of why it was built in such an isolated location a thousand years ago. Recently listed as a National Historic Landmark, Man Mound serves as an example of contemporary mound management practices. Continue on to see birds, foxes, and other mound shapes on the shores of scenic Devil's Lake. Learn about the unique geology of Baraboo Quartzite that includes layers of soft stone carved into pipes, pendants, and ear spools for over a thousand years. Understand the role that a glacier played in forming Devil's Lake and carving the nearby Wisconsin Dells.
Length: 2 hours* (Can be combined with Roche-a-Cri rock art tour; add 1 hour for travel)
Age Recommendation: 8 and up