Fort Atkinson State Preserve
State Highway 24
Fort Atkinson, IA 52144
State Park: Birding, Hike, Picnic, Walk
Fort Atkinson was built to keep the Winnebago Indians on Neutral Ground (a 40-mile-wide strip of land established by the Treaty of 1830) after their removal from Wisconsin in 1840, and to provide protection for them from the Sioux, Sauk, Fox and from white intruders on Indian land.