River Falls WI hotels. Find rooms / hotels in River Falls Wisconsin United States of America. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Wisconsin. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Wisconsin. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers.
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Myths, Scary Stories, Monsters, Legends, Folklore and Ghosts in 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; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; 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; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; and the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
The Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; 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); a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; 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 beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; 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.
State Forests, Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Parks, National Forests and Refuges in Wisconsin
Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; Mirror Lake State Park; Greenwood Wildlife Area; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Wyalusing State Park; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Harrington Beach State Park; Rock Island State Park; Buckhorn State Park; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; Allenton Marsh 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; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; French Creek Wildlife Area; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Cylon Wildlife Area; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; Natural Bridge State Park; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Waterloo Wildlife Area; Tiffany Wildlife Area; Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Lake Wissota State Park; Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Buckhorn Wildlife Area; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Peninsula State Park; Albany Wildlife Area; Lake Kegonsa State Park; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; and Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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