Governor Dodge State Park

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Mayer

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Mayer

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.

Hours of Operation



3 mi. N of Dodgeville STH 23


  • On Water
  • Disabled Access
  • Pets Welcome/Inquire


  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails

Surface Type

  • Crushed Rock

Trail Length (miles)

  • 15

Campground Type

  • Backpack
  • Tent


  • Yes

Dumping Station

  • Yes


  • Yes

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Hilly
  • Open
  • Wooded


  • Yes


  • Yes

Number of Campsites

  • 273

Nature Trails

  • Yes

Camping Hook-ups

  • Electric

Publicly Owned

  • Yes

Showers and Flush Toilets

  • Yes