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Monsters, Legends, Myths, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Folklore in Wisconsin
Ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; the mischievious spirit of "Agatha", the cigar smoking ghost of William Karsten, the playful spectre of little Billy Karsten, as well as other hauntings and psychokinetic manifestations, at the Karsten Hotel (The Historic Karsten Inn) in Kewaunee; tall tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe (scholars regard Wisconsin as his true home and the earliest collected stories were probably in "Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack" published by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters); the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; and the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
Ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; the legend of Maiden Rock, one of the sites said to be where the Native American maiden Winona leapt to her death because her father forbade her marriage to the man she loved; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; the carnivorous, forest dwelling hidebehind, which can conceal itself anywhere (you are safe if you drink beer around the campfire, as the hidebehind loathes the taste of alcohol); the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; and giant, finned serpents, as well as spirits and a powerful manitou, in Devil's Lake (Da-wa-kah-char-gra) where the Ho-Chunk nation still celebrate their spiritual rites, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Parks, State Forests, National Forests and Refuges in Wisconsin
Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Harrington Beach State Park; Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches; Peninsula State Park; Lake Wissota State Park; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; Buckhorn Wildlife Area; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Rock Island State Park; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Mirror Lake State Park; Buckhorn State Park; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge; Greenwood Wildlife Area; Wyalusing State Park; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Lake Kegonsa State Park; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; Natural Bridge State Park; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Cylon Wildlife Area; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Waterloo Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area; Tiffany Wildlife Area; Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area; Albany Wildlife Area; French Creek Wildlife Area; the large Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with wildlife such as beavers and black bears as well as wilderness areas such as Rainbow Lake, Porcupine Lake, Whisker Lake, Blackjack Springs and Headwaters; and Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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