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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

The 16 miles of hiking trail are open and ready for your next adventure. The turkeys are gobbling, frogs are peeping, toads are singing and we are seeing baby turtles hatching. Spring flowers are up along the trails. Hepatica, bloodroot, trilliums, wood sorrel and violets are now blooming.

Hepatica
Hepatica flowers.

Baby turtles
Baby snapping turtles.

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. Launch facilities at Caldron Falls are still iced in.

South Bay
South Bay on May 18.

Camping

Enjoy your time off and come camping at Governor Thompson State Park. 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. 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.

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: Monday May 21 2018