Straight Lake State Park Article

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Straight Lake State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Wooded Island.jpg
Wooded island on Straight Lake
Map showing the location of Straight Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Straight Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Straight Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Straight Lake State Park
Location Polk, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 45°36′16″N 92°24′51″W / 45.60444°N 92.41417°W / 45.60444; -92.41417
STRAIGHT LAKE STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

45°36′16″N 92°24′51″W / 45.60444°N 92.41417°W / 45.60444; -92.41417
Area2,780 acres (11.3 km2)
Established2002
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Straight Lake State Park is a 2,780-acre (1,130 ha) Wisconsin state park north of the village of Luck, Wisconsin. Straight Lake State Park was established in 2002, making it Wisconsin's newest state park. [1] The park is traversed by the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, which runs along the northern shore of Straight Lake before following the course of the Straight River through the Straight River Tunnel Channel. The Clam Falls Trail, an abandoned road that served as an important thoroughfare during the logging era, also traverses the park roughly parallel to the Ice Age Trail.

Large Glacial Erratics can be found throughout the park

References

  1. ^ "Wisconsin State Parks History". Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2009-05-29. Archived from the original on 2009-10-18. Retrieved 2009-06-05.

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