Governor Nelson Circuit

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Governor Nelson Circuit is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Waunakee, Wisconsin that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.1 miles 196 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips


cross country skiing




wild flowers

18 days ago

Ok but underwhelming. Gov. Dodge was the founder of Earth Day, and this is a rather low key park to bare his namesake. The trails are mostly open prairie next to a busy road. The park does have a really nice beach for family picnics.