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Governor Dodge State Park -- Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Driving Time: 3 hr 10 min
Amount of Trails: 40 miles
Ideal Length of Time: Long Weekend
Governor Dodge, in southwestern Wisconsin, is one of the state's largest state parks, with 5,270 scenic acres of steep hills, bluffs, and deep valleys plus two lakes and a waterfall. The park maintains nearly 40 miles of trails. There are six backpack campsites in the Hickory Ridge group camp area. All require about a half mile hike from the parking lot. Water and pit toilets are near the parking lot. Advance reservations are recommended.
(Information from http://dnr.wi.gov)