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Governor Dodge State Park

The park has 8 miles of challenging off-road bicycle trails. State Trail Passes are required to use the bike trails. Trails are open May 1 to Nov. 15 unless posted otherwise. Meadow Valley and Mill Creek trails are designated off-road biking trails.

Trail Descriptions

Access to Military Ridge State Trail

The park provides a connector trail to the 40-mile Military Ridge State Trail, which is open to bicycling, hiking and snowmobiles when there is enough snow.

Meadow Valley trail

This 5-mile loop trail winds through the interior of the park. Trailheads are at the Cox Hollow beach picnic area and the Meadow Valley Trailhead which is about 0.4 miles west of Twin Valley Campground. You will pass through a wide variety of restored prairies, lush forests, open meadows and wooded ridges. There are some steep grades on this trail. Follow the brown trail markers. Sections of this trail are shared by horse riders.

Mill Creek trail

This 3.3-mile loop trail begins at the Cox Hollow beach picnic area. The trail winds through meadows and wooded valleys. Enjoy the spectacular views of both Cox Hollow and Twin Valley Lakes. You will encounter several steep grades but the majority of the trail is quite level. Follow the purple trail markers.