Dodge County


Dodge County parks, campgrounds, detailed county map, and lake maps.

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Astico Park, is located on a peninsula along the historic Danville Mill Pond on a bend of the Crawfish River. Astico Park is in west central Dodge County, three miles east of the City of Columbus. There is easy access to the park from HWY TT off of HWY 60. The park features river's edge and upland campsites, ASTICO CASTLE PLAYGROUND, a restroom/shower facility, a dump station, picnic areas and shelters, shoreline and wooded hiking trails, large open play fields to accommodate group activities and an expansive river shoreline which provides good canoeing and fishing opportunities in a scenic setting.

Astico Park - N3620 HWY TT - Columbus, WI 53925
Phone: (920) 623-5274 - Fax: (920) 623-5274

Derge Park, located 5 minutes northwest of the City of Beaver Dam, covers about 13 acres on the west-central shore of Beaver Dam Lake, Wisconsin's 16th largest lake. The 6,600 acre lake provides excellent fishing and is popular for sailing, speed boating, and water skiing. Besides providing access to Beaver Dam Lake with a boat launch, piers and over 500 feet of shoreline, Derge Park contains campsites, picnic shelters, a shower/restroom building and a dump station. Leona's Grove, a memorial to Leona Hupf - a former Park Attendant, offers a peaceful resting area with a view of the lake. Derge Park is an excellent place to hold group campouts and picnics, family reunions and other group events and an ideal location for hunters and fishermen seeking access to Beaver Dam Lake. Derge Park is also a favorite destination of those looking for a more peaceful camping experience.

Derge Park - N8379 County Road CP, Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: (920) 887-0365 - Fax: (920) 887-0365

Ledge Park covers 83 acres along the Niagara Escarpment, a natural rock ledge which divides the park into upper and lower areas and provides a breathtaking overlook of the famous HORICON MARSH and the surrounding countryside. The upper portion is heavily wooded and offers expansive picnicking areas, group shelter, hiking trails, campsites, shower building and the FORT LEDGE PLAYGROUND. The lower portion also offers group shelters, picnic areas, hiking trails and a playground. The hiking trails wind along the ledge, between and over interesting and unique rock formations and through heavily wooded areas. Ledge Park is a convenient place to stay while exploring the Horicon Marsh, the Wild Goose State Trail, the Horicon Aquatic Center or the many other attractions in Dodge County.

Ledge Park - N7403 Park Road - Horicon, WI 53032
Phone: (920) 387-5450 - Fax: (920) 387-5450

Nitschke Mounds Park is located near the center of Dodge County adjacent to the Wild Goose State Trail and just west of the Horicon Marsh. The property is nearly 54 acres in size and contains about 39 effigy, conical and linear mounds believed to have been constructed between 800 AD - 1100 AD by the Late Woodland Effigy Mound Culture. The mounds represent one of the best surviving examples of the Mound Builders culture that once occupied the Dodge County area

Harnischfeger Park is 132 acres of wooded areas and open space located along the Rock River about one mile directly west of the unincorporated community of Ashippun in the Town of Lebanon and about eight miles east of the City of Watertown and about ten miles west of the City of Oconomowoc. The park offers a clubhouse, two pavilion shelters, disc golf, miniature golf, volleyball courts, baseball field, basketball courts, hiking trails, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and playground. The park is an excellent location to hold company events, family gatherings, day camps and many other group-related events.



Dodge County Planning
127 East Oak Street
Juneau, Wi. 53029



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