Lake Kegonsa State Park Article

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Lake Kegonsa State Park
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Lake Kegonsa from Lake Kegonsa State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Kegonsa State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Kegonsa State Park
Location Dane, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 42°58′35″N 89°13′55″W / 42.97639°N 89.23194°W / 42.97639; -89.23194
LAKE KEGONSA STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°58′35″N 89°13′55″W / 42.97639°N 89.23194°W / 42.97639; -89.23194
Area343 acres (139 ha)
Established1962
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Lake Kegonsa
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area3,209 acres (1,299 ha)
Max. depth30 ft (9.1 m)


Lake Kegonsa State Park is a state park of Wisconsin, United States, on the northeast shore of Lake Kegonsa. It is located in Dane County southeast of Madison, Wisconsin. The park consists of forest, prairie, and wetlands. Known for its campground, beach, and approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) of hiking trails, the park offers swimming, fishing, water-skiing, sailing, and a boat landing.

Lake Kegonsa itself covers 3,209 acres (12.99 km2) and is more than 30 feet (9 m) deep. It was created by a glacier during the last ice age approximately 12,000 years ago. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Lake Kegonsa State Park". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2012-05-16. Retrieved 2012-06-03.

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