Bounty in the Forest: Basswood, oak and hickory

© Photographed July 24, 2015
Sherwood, Calumet County, Wisconsin
44.1552,-88.295026
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Bounty in the Forest:
Basswood, oak and hickory
Basswood, oak and hiskory trees grow all around you. Mound builders used the flexible wood of basswood trees for building material and they stored acorns from oak trees and hickory nuts for use as food in winter. See if you can identify these important woodland trees as you walk along.
The marker is located along Effigy Mound Trail, located inside High Cliff State Park, located at N7630 State Park Road, Sherwood, Wisconsin 54169.

NOTE: The above GPS coordinates will take you to the Effigy Mound Trail parking lot, where the entrance to the trail is impossible to miss.

NOTE: High Cliff State Park is a fee area; you will either have to have a yearly pass, or pay the one-day entrance fee.

This sign leads to the entrance to Indian Mounds Trail.

Effigy Mounds Trail is located at High Cliff State Park in Sherwood, Wisconsin.

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