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Governor Dodge State Park

View Website Favorite (1) 4175 State Road 23 - Dodgeville, WI 53533
Information: 608-935-2315
Toll Free: 888-947-2757

6am-11pm.

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Park passes are required but are not being sold on-site. Please contact the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer Service Center to purchase passes: 888-305-0398, 8am-3pm daily or with questions: 1-888-936-7463, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

More than 5,300 scenic acres of steep hills, bluffs and deep valleys plus two lakes and a waterfall make this park a family favorite. Canoes, paddleboats, and flat bottom boats are available for rent, Sat, Sun May & Sept, Daily Memorial Day thru Labor Day. Electric trolling motors only, bring your own. Pets are welcome in Wisconsin State Parks but must be on a leash and under control at all times. Certain areas may be off limits to pets. Visit our website for more details.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • Pets Welcome/Inquire
    • On Water
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 15
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Publicly Owned
    • Yes
  • Campground Type
    • Backpack
    • Tent
  • Number of Campsites
    • 273
  • Canoe
    • Yes
  • Showers and Flush Toilets
    • Yes
  • Concessions
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Hilly
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Swimming
    • Yes
  • Surface Type
    • Crushed Rock
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Camping Hook-ups
    • Electric
  • Dumping Station
    • Yes
  • Nature Trails
    • Yes

Nearby Places

1
VIRTUAL - Fall Swedish Dance and Music Weekend 10/23/2020 - 10/25/2020 Dodgeville - 7.16 miles away
2
CANCELED - Taliesin Farm Dinner Series 8/23/2020 Spring Green - 9.4 miles away
3
Driftless Landscape Tour 10/03/2020 - 10/24/2020 Spring Green - 9.4 miles away
4
CANCELED - Pendarvis Pub Night 9/25/2020 Mineral Point - 10.94 miles away
5
CANCELED - Cornish Festival 9/25/2020 - 9/27/2020 Mineral Point - 11.26 miles away
6
Fall Village Market 10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020 Mount Horeb - 20.68 miles away
7
Center Color Fest 10/04/2019 - 10/06/2019 Richland Center - 24.96 miles away
8
Center Color Fest Canyon of Lights Parade 10/05/2019 Richland Center - 24.96 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified

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Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • Agricultural land is being restored to native prairies and oak savannas
  • The introduction and transportation of invasive species are prevented through actions and education
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted to visitors
  • A recycling program is in place
  • Visitors are educated by interpretive signs, field guides and other publications, and self-tour info