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Governor Dodge State Park

4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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Went for a wonderful paddle in a canoe and then a couple of hour hike. Hardily recommend for a day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David M
Chicago, Illinois
Multiple family trip with tweens! Great place!

We just stayed with multiple families this past weekend with kids about 11-12 in age. We all loved... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa H
Madison, Wisconsin
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“horse trails” (7 reviews)
“twin valley” (11 reviews)
“paddle boats” (7 reviews)
4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Gorgeous views from the shoreline, beach, boat, canoe, or kayak! This place is a little haven for all! Lots of hiking opportunities, or just drive around until you find that sweet spot. Fishing is fabulous, playgrounds for the kids, and something for every member of...More

Thank ListeningtotheMusic
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The day we visited was grey, windy and unseasonably cool, so no one was using the beaches, and very few were even fishing. We did use one short trail and enjoyed the comparative seclusion. I got to watch a lot of birds, and even saw...More

Thank J-9inIA
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful views. Well kept. They were very helpful. They were all friendly. They knew alot of different tourest areas. Suggested diners that were able to accomidate someone in a wheelchair. We will be going there again this summer. We are looking forward to spending...More

Thank Diana J
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Lovely state park with great camping facilities, nestled by 2 small lakes. The campsites in the Twin Valley campgrounds were all separated from each other by natural foliage, which helps to give shade & privacy to the sites. Hiking trails were great, although we only...More

Thank AurorasEnvy
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We were passing by and decided to have a quick look and picnic. We paid the one hour fee instead of the daily. After hiking a short trail we went back to the gate to pay for another hour so we could check out the...More

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was a beautiful and well run park. A ranger was running the entrance and was super helpful and the trails were all well marked.

Thank ohsdramaqueen
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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.