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Governor Dodge State Park

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Address: 4175 Highway 23 North, Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone Number: (608) 935-2315
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I wanted to show my boyfriend places that Wisconsin has to offer, with him being from Australia. We stopped here and got it of the car and walked straight for the falls. Was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Porter, Indiana
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117 reviews 117 reviews
66 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We arrived this park to be greeted by the gate keeper asking if we were out of state, when we informed them we were and wanted a yearly sticker that lady pulled the back off of the sticker handed it to us with no map of the park, obviously if one is out of state chances are we don't know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I wanted to show my boyfriend places that Wisconsin has to offer, with him being from Australia. We stopped here and got it of the car and walked straight for the falls. Was gorgeous and the weather was great. We walked about 4 miles through the park and barely touched half. It was a great day and we definitely wanna... More 

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Wisconsin
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48 reviews 48 reviews
36 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We seriously love this park! Hiking, camping, fishing. We love it!!! Some of the higher trails were still closed when we went this past March but will hopefully re-open in time for summer.

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Neenah, Wisconsin, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We buy the yearly state park sticker so when we travel the state we get to experience new places. This is another Wisconsin gem that is worth the visit. Unfortunately, two recent tornado's closed a few of the trails (Fall 2014). We will definitely return....This time with our Trek bikes!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We couldn't find anything wrong with this. Peaceful, park personnel very helpful and VERY,VERY CLEAN.

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Franksville, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful park and great rangers! The trails are maintained really well and are easily followed. Our site was wonderful and the other campers very considerate. The warm showers made the stay complete. Would visit again and again!

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Evansville, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Went here as a teenager to enjoy the beach and solitude. Hiking there this past weekend was fabulously peaceful. Stephen's Fall is home to a small waterfall and a very peaceful resting spot. We hiked Lost Canyon and Uplands trails. Lost Canyon is a really nice mix of inclines and scenary. The leaves and colors are just starting to come... More 

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Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

As a repeat visitor to Governor Dodge State Park I can share that their camping layout and facilities are as good as they come. You can choose one of several group camping grounds or you can choose the individual camping grounds. My experience is with the group sites. They were clean and each had a fire pit that was cleaned... More 

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wisconsin
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love going here to swim, walk and run. They have many trails in differing lengths. You can also rent paddle boats and canoes. There are two different beaches. We live near by so we do not camp there but I hear it is a great place to camp. We love being so close to Governor Dodge Park.

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I love going to Governor Dodge State Park. Multiple hiking, bike & horse trails. Fishing & boating lakes. A waterfall. 2 beaches AND a separate "dog beach". There is a little bit for everyone here!

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