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Governor Dodge State Park

4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
+1 608-935-2315
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Not the prettiest for hiking

We visited Governor Dodge yesterday to go hiking. The park had a pretty good trail system and we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve H
Madison, Wisconsin
Awesome camping...Beautiful place.

Camped with friends and family here, first time for me. Very nice campsite, very wooded and quiet... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Watertown, 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 3 days ago

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

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 11 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 29 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
Reviewed 1 June 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 25 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
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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.