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Governor Dodge State Park

South Central Wisconsin, Wisconsin

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  • Rock Spring House.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Stephens Falls.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Stephens Falls.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Stephens Falls Trail.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Fun streams to play in.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Lush vegetation.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Horse Campground.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • The campground amphitheater.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Beautiful lakes.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Canoeing, kayaking, and boating.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Dog beach.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Dog beach.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Well-maintained trails.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Well-maintained trails.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Bouldering routes in Governor Dodge State Park.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Bouldering routes in Governor Dodge State Park.- Governor Dodge State Park
  • Bouldering routes in Governor Dodge State Park.- Governor Dodge State Park
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Lakes with sandy beaches. Supports many activities. Group, backpacking, and horse campgrounds. Kayak and canoe rental.
Cons: 
Can be crowded.
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Region:
South Central Wisconsin, WI
Congestion: 
High
Pets allowed: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
State Park Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Adventure Description

Adventure Description

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Governor Dodge State Park supports a multitude of outdoor activities and adventures in south central Wisconsin. With 40 miles of trails, 8 miles of bicycle trails, 22 miles of horseback riding trails, many rock climbing routes, individual, group, backpacking, and horse campsites, picnic areas and playgrounds, and two lakes for swimming, boating, canoeing, and kayaking, the possibilities for adventures are limitless!

Open year round, Governor Dodge State Park is also a prime location for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and sledding in the winter. The park is pet friendly with leashed dogs allowed on trails and an off-leash dog beach for your four-legged friend to enjoy. Governor Dodge State Park is also home to more than 150 species of birds for bird watching, rich forests to explore, and beautiful sandstone bluffs.

Whether you want to take your family to the beach, hike to the top of Pine Cliff Trail, check out Stephens Falls or go rock climbing with your favorite climbing group, Governor Dodge State Park is the place to be. The park is a popular spot for both visitors and locals alike who take advantage of the 5,350 acres of natural beauty. This state park is a must-see for any outdoor adventurer!

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