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Aztalan State Park

Boating, canoeing and kayaking

You can canoe, kayak or boat in the Crawfish River.


The park is mostly open prairie, with 38 of its 172 acres in oak woods.

Two miles of trail meander through open prairie and along the Crawfish River. The park's trails give visitors a view of the reconstructed stockade and mounds.

Hunting and trapping

Hunting and trapping are allowed in the open areas of the park during the Wisconsin state parks hunting and trapping time frame. Trapping is not permitted in closed areas as noted on the park hunting map or within 100 yards of any designated use area, including trails. Certain trap types are restricted on state park properties. For more information, please see:


Fishing is available in the Crawfish River. Fishing licenses apply.


Pets are allowed in designated pet areas only and must be on a leash at all times. Maps showing pet areas are located at all parking lots.

Picnicking and shelters

Picnicking is available in the park and there is an open reservable shelter.

Reserve a shelter online.

Open shelter

A picnic shelter is located near the middle parking lot and can be reserved.

    Winter activities

    Cross-country skiing is allowed, but trails are not groomed. Snowshoeing and winter hiking are permitted. Sledding is not permitted at the park. It is illegal to sled on the mounds.