Pickerel WI hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Pickerel Wisconsin USA. Wisconsin attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Wisconsin.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Pickerel Wisconsin hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune) and Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech). are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Folklore and Scary Stories in Wisconsin
The beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; 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 spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; 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; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; and the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
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; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; 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 Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; 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 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
National Parks, State Forests, Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Forests and Refuges in Wisconsin
Cylon Wildlife Area; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Lake Wissota State Park; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Wyalusing State Park; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Natural Bridge State Park; Buckhorn State Park; Rock Island State Park; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches; Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; Mirror Lake State Park; Peninsula State Park; Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Tiffany Wildlife Area; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; French Creek Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Lake Kegonsa State Park; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; Greenwood Wildlife Area; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; Avon Bottoms 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; Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Harrington Beach State Park; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; Buckhorn Wildlife Area; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge; Albany Wildlife Area; Waterloo Wildlife Area; and Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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