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Governor Dodge State Park

4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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Girls weekend

This is a beautiful park with hiking trails, camping, and swimming. The staff is courteous and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roanoke, Illinois
via mobile

This was our first visit to Governor Dodge and I’d like to say the park is beautiful. The camp... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vickie H
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“hiking trails” (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 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with hiking trails, camping, and swimming. The staff is courteous and helpful. You can buy a day pass and go hiking, etc or buy a year pass and go whenever you like.

Thank valentine214622017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Governor Dodge and I’d like to say the park is beautiful. The camp sites are large and very quiet. We were there for a week in which we endured a lot of cold and rain and my only complaint...More

Thank Vickie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful 3 night stay at Governor Dodge State Park. We had a nice wooded campsite near flush toilets and showers (site 351). Other nearby sites would be preferable only because they were flatter. We enjoyed 2 small hikes. Stephan Falls hike is...More

Thank Williamsfam2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a hiker this park is a stop you must make! The trails are wonderful and a great workout! The falls trail is worth the trip to the bottom of the trail. Some of the trails are a little rocky, but well worth...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

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 27 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 21 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 12 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
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Em D
28 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
15 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.