Jefferson, Wisconsin is located just south of where the Glacial Drumlin State Trail crosses Hwy 26. From the trailhead here use the adjacent Glacial River Trail and head two miles south to Jefferson.
Located at the confluence of the Rock and Crawfish rivers, Jefferson was once the furthest upstream point attainable by steamboats in the mid-17th century. And the city still boasts a relaxed river-town vibe, with downtown waterfront dining, cafes, bars, and unique shopping.
Jefferson, population: 8,000, hosts several events throughout the year including a weekly Farmer’s Market, Concerts in the Park, and a huge Spring Car Show & Swap Meet at the nearby County Fair Park.
Enjoy your visit to Jefferson!
Aztalan State Park
Ancient Native American city
A National Historic Landmark containing one of Wisconsin’s most important archaeological sites, showcasing an ancient Middle-Mississippian village that thrived between A.D. 1000 and 1300.
The people who settled Aztalan built large, flat-topped pyramidal mounds and a stockade around their village, some of which have been reconstructed in the park.