Camp at Governor Dodge State Park
Wisconsin › Cox Hollow Campground
Added by Grant Whitty
Take a short 0.5 mile hike to Stephen's Falls. This hike also offers cccess to Twin Valley Lake and Cox Hollow Lake and easy nearby camping.
You can make campground reservations ahead of time or drive into the park to talk to a ranger, and reserve a hike-in campsite for the a night.
Once you're all set up, you can hike to the beach of Cox Hollow Lake to hang out, go for a swim, or snap a few sunset photos.
There are beaches on both Cox Hollow and Twin Valley Lakes. Canoes are available for rent in the summer. After breakfast you can take a quick hike down to Stephen's Falls. Stephen Falls is an easy 0.5 mile hike that's good for families. The Falls is a great place to pack a lunch and chill.
Wisconsin State Law does not allow firewood from outside the area. One must purchase firewood either within the county (bring receipt to show ranger), or directly at the park.
Click here for a detailed map of the park.
- Sleeping Bag
- Camp Stove
- Food & Drink
- Firewood (Out of area firewood is prohibited, available for purchase at ranger station.)
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Camping, Chillin, Hiking, Photography, Swimming
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One of My Favorite State Parks
I've been going to Governor Doge State Park since I was a little kid and I've always loved it. The park is massive with tons of things to do. You won't be bored, believe me. Hike. Swim. Explore. Fish. All that and more. The scenery is beautiful, too. Go out and enjoy it!
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