Governor Nelson Circuit

EASY 3 reviews

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.

DISTANCE
2.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
196 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

cross country skiing

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

hiking
22 days ago

My favorite state park so far in Madison, I love the beach pretty clean

hiking
1 month ago

3 months 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.