Candlelight Ski has been cancelled

Due to icy conditions and lack of snow, we have canceled the ski scheduled for 1/20/18. Thanks for all who have put effort into helping prep and here's hoping that weather conditions are favorable next time!

Candle Light Ski on Jan 20th

Join us for a Candle Light Ski on Jan 20 from 6pm-9pm. Conditions will determine the exact trail location. Candle Light Events

Hunting Begins in the Park Oct 15

Hunting begins in the park with Archery for Deer on Oct 15. Small game hunting begins Nov 1. Gun deer hunting begins Nov 18. All hunting ends Jan 7. Gov Dodge Hunting Calendar

UPDATE - Candlelight Hike Cancelled due to Rain

Unfortunately, the Candlelight Hike has been cancelled due to rain. Stay tuned for information on a winter Candlelight Ski.

Gov Dodge Wins FWSP Gold Seal Award

Governor Dodge State Park has been awarded a Gold Seal Award for "Best state park system property to take nature photos" from the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks.

Show Off Your Selfie Skills

A selfie stand has been placed at Governor Dodge State Park in conjunction with Enee Point rock face as seen from Enee Point Picnic Area is one of the most scenic spots in the state. Share your selfie on Instagram using #ScenicWisconsin or upload your pic to so everybody can see.

Fall Candlelight Hike Sat Oct 7th from 7-9pm

The 2017 Fall Candlelight Hike will be Sat Oct 7th from 7pm - 9pm. Stroll down the Lakeview Trail lit with glowing candlelight.

Newsletter - Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 Newsletter is out. All newsletters can be seen here.

Highlights of this edition include:

A summary of work accomplished this season like highway clean-up
Invasives control
"Kids Don't Float" kiosk
Future plans
Grant information on a new pet swim area
Information on items available for sale in the Concession Stand
An article from our Equestrian Friends
The Equestrian Friends have set up an Amazon Smile account

Share the Trails Open House

Saturday, August 26, 2017
“Share the Trails”
Open House
2:00-4:00 pm
Governor Dodge State Park
Horse Campground
Hikers and bike riders are invited to meet the horses and learn how we can all safely share the trails! Stop by for Free Ice Cream!!
Sponsored by Friends of Governor Dodge-Equestrians

Now is the Time!

Now is the time to get out and help the park! We already have had a few who have put in great effort in prairie work, litter patrol an other projects. This is your chance to make an impact! Come out to the park and pitch-in where you can.