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.

For more information visit: https://dnr.wi.gov/covid-19/

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

FIREWOOD IS FOR SALE AT THE PARK

Located across from the park office

9 AM - 4 PM Daily

Click here for more information

Welcome to the Friends Website

This is the official website for the Friends of Governor Dodge State Park. Welcome!

Located just north of the city of Dodgeville, Governor Dodge State Park is a great place to visit. Between the prairies, savannahs, forests and marshes there lie two lakes and many rocky out-croppings. Visitors come to camp, hike, bike, ski, ride horse, swim and fish (just to name a few activities). We love this park and would love to share it with you. Please enjoy this website to learn a little more about ourselves and the park.

Supporting Recreation, Education and Environmental Stewardship

We are a group of volunteers who work to benefit Governor Dodge State Park. Our mission is to support recreation, education and environmental stewardship. For more information about our group, please visit Who are the Friends.

 

Recent News

Friends of Governor Dodge State Park 2020 Accomplishments

We are proud to note the many accomplishments that happened in 2020. Let's give a big THANK YOU to all involved!

Read on to see the list.

Trail Repairs in 2020

Brought to you by the
 Friends of Governor Dodge State Park 
with the help of a matching grant from 
WISCONSIN HORSE COUNCIL
TRAILS COMMITTEE

Friends Equestrians $50,000 Matching Donation

In the fundraising campaign for a new equestrian campground, there is currently a $50,000 match now through December 31, 2020. Any amount you donate towards the equestrian campground will be matched up to $50,000. It's time to dig in and get the new Governor Dodge State Park Equestrian Campground Phase 2 DONE in 2021!

See more here: https://www.govdodgeequestrians.com/new-campground.html

Friends Newsletter - Summer 2020

The Summer of 2020 newsletter is available at http://friendsofgovdodge.org/newsletter. In this edition, we highlight firewood sales, the equestrian day ride area and an update on the equestrian campground.

Check it out!

UPDATE-Equestrian Fundraiser 2020

NOTE: This year our annual fundraiser will have a whole new look!  We’ve reimagined the Ride and Hike, creating a go-as-you-please flexible scavenger hunt running from September 1-13th. 

Firewood is for Sale

Firewood is for sale at the park

Located across from the park office
9am-7pm daily 9am-7pm Fridays
Click here for more information

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