Stevens Point Area WI hotels. Reservations for hotels in Stevens Point Area Wisconsin USA. Camelopard travel tips and hints. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Wisconsin. Wisconsin scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Stevens Point Area Wisconsin hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune). are internationally renowned hotels.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Monsters and Myths in Wisconsin
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); 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 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; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; 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; 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 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; ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; 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; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; and many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
State Parks, National Parks, State Forests, National Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Wisconsin
Rock Island State Park; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Tiffany Wildlife Area; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; 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; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area; Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Buckhorn Wildlife Area; Harrington Beach State Park; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Lake Kegonsa State Park; Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; Buckhorn State Park; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge; Cylon Wildlife Area; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Mirror Lake State Park; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Albany Wildlife Area; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; Wyalusing State Park; Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area; Lake Wissota State Park; French Creek Wildlife Area; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Natural Bridge State Park; Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; Waterloo Wildlife Area; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Greenwood Wildlife Area; and Peninsula State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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