COVID-19 Related Updates

  • Vehicle Admission Sticker is REQUIRED. Park Offices are closed, daily or annual park stickers may be purchased at the drive-up window or self-registration.
  • Bathrooms are OPEN through some of the park. All water systems are closed for the season.
  • Camping is available. ALL campsites are first-come first serve.
  • Face coverings are required when inside any building.

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Please be considerate to all. Practice social distancing. Stay Well!

Winter Candlelight Ski - CANCELLED

The Winter 2019 Candlelight Ski has been cancelled due to poor weather.


The 2019 Candlelight Ski will be Saturday 1/19/2019 from 6 PM - 8:30 PM. Start area will be Cox Hollow Beach.

Enjoy the scenic Driftless Area on a trail lit with glowing candlelight. Bring your boots, snowshoes or cross country skis (sorry, no pets). A campfire and limited snacks  will be available. This is a free event, however a vehicle admission sticker is required – 2019  park stickers will be available at the park office. Sponsored By the Friends of Governor Dodge State Park. For more information, contact the park at 608-935-2315. Event is weather dependent.