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For information, contact:
Governor Thompson State Park
N10008 Paust Lane
Crivitz, WI 54114
715-757-3979

Governor Thompson State Park Current conditions

Trails

Its winter! Ski trails are now open and groomed for both classic (diagonal striding) and skate skiing. Current conditions are posted under Trail Conditions at skinnyski.com . Please remember pets are not permitted on the ski trails but are welcome on the Otter Trail or the snowshoe trails.

Ski Trail
Ski trails are now groomed and open./span>

Lakes and boat landings

The park has two inland lakes, Woods and Huber, and several miles of frontage on Caldron Falls Flowage. The South Bay Landing (#13) on Caldron Falls has two concrete launches, a boarding dock, fishing pier, picnic area and vault toilet. All facilities at South Bay are accessible.

South Bay landing
South Bay.

The lakes are now frozen over and we are starting to see ice fishermen. Woods Lake has many spring holes in the ice. Please remember the ice is always changing and conditions can change from day to day. No ice is safe.

Camping

The Family Campground is closed for the season. The campground will open on April 27, 2018. Reserve your campsite online.

Don't move firewood!

Don't move firewood!Due to the potential of carrying harmful tree pests and diseases, Wisconsin has restrictions for moving firewood.

The campground has 100 sites that are all sized for a tent, camper or RV. Sixteen sites have electricity. There are vault toilets and water fountains throughout the campground and a centrally located shower/flush toilet building. The sanitary dump and fill station is located on the road into the campground.

The boat access campsites on Caldron Falls Flowage are open year-round. The sites are accessible in the winter by hiking or snowmobile over the ice. Each site has a place to tie up your boat, canoe/kayak rack, tent pad, fire ring, picnic table, bench, primitive latrine and a bear-proof box to store your food.

Hunting

Gun and archery hunting and trapping are allowed in the open areas of the park during the open season from Nov. 15 - Dec. 15., After Dec. 15, only hunting with legal archery methods is allowed through Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. Please remember the state park has two areas where hunting and trapping are not permitted.

Facilities

The Woods Lake day-use area is open and has picnic tables and benches available to enjoy a peaceful lunch or to simply enjoy the seasonal changes around the lake. The picnic area has a 150-foot sand beach, a sunning area and a vault toilet with changing rooms. The Woods Lake enclosed shelter is open to use as a warming shelter throughout winter.

Woods lake
Woods Lake.

Last revised: Friday December 15 2017