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Governor Dodge State Park

4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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'Surprises abound throughout the Park.

Have you ever grasped at a small loose thread only to find that it seems to endlessly unravel? I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven B
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Another State Park done!

So I'm on a mission to hit as many Wisconsin State Parks and I can't believe that I've not been... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Jamie M
Woodstock, Illinois
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“horse trails” (7 reviews)
“twin valley” (12 reviews)
“paddle boats” (7 reviews)
4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have you ever grasped at a small loose thread only to find that it seems to endlessly unravel? I went to Governor Dodge State Park and was not very impressed at first. A couple of lakes, meadows, no real big trees… but that soon changed....More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

So I'm on a mission to hit as many Wisconsin State Parks and I can't believe that I've not been here since I've gone to House on The Rock twice (which I found out is right down the road) it is a beautiful park. It...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We visited Governor Dodge yesterday to go hiking. The park had a pretty good trail system and we thought it would provide us with some longer hiking options by connecting some of the trails. We are avid hikers, so we enjoy length and elevation changes....More

2  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Camped with friends and family here, first time for me. Very nice campsite, very wooded and quiet. Clean, well kept and friendly staff. Will return for future getaways.

Thank JohnAlanRiegel
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed another great stay. We arrived on Wednesday and were able to get a double first come camping site. We had one side and friends had the other side. Perfect if you are travels with family and friends We enjoyed our time at the...More

Thank Gpackergal
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We spent three nights here (first week in August) and enjoyed it! Our campsite was quite large and very nicely wooded. We had a pop up trail and could have easily fit a tent on the site. It was sunny and hot while we were...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Went for a wonderful paddle in a canoe and then a couple of hour hike. Hardily recommend for a day in the woods and water.

Thank David M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We just stayed with multiple families this past weekend with kids about 11-12 in age. We all loved it. The campsites are decent size with privacy and the bathroom facilities are close to the sites and clean! Running water and decent showers! The options for...More

1  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

It was near closing time however we did a quick drive thru the park. It looked like a nice place to spend a day.

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were there Mon.-Wed., not a holiday week; lots of empty campsites. We hadn't reserved ahead, so we were able to drive around to pick out a site. We stayed at Cox Hollow, #114-near flush toilets/showers but not so close that the bright light from...More

1  Thank Lorelei S
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Em D
27 May 2017|
Response from Don H | Reviewed this property |
I haven't rented one in years, but I recall it being rather expensive. Something like a 2 hour minimum and approximately $20/hour.
Shelley W
14 July 2016|
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Response from would2 | Reviewed this property |
No, it's just a park with trails.
15 August 2015|
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Response from traveler2232 | Reviewed this property |
They only have paddle boats and canoes for rent.