Governor Thompson State Park
Governor Thompson State Park is a 2,800-acre state park approximately 15 miles of Crivitz. The park contains 6.5 miles of shoreline on the Caldron Falls Reservoir, part of the Peshtigo River, and 5,300 feet of shoreline on two small kettle lakes. Adjacent lands are part of the Peshtigo River State Forest. The park opened in 2005 for day use activities. In 2008, the park contained a headquarters, 16 miles of hiking trails, a boat landing on the Caldron Falls flowage, and a picnic area along the west shore of Woods Lake. On the north side of the park is a family campground about a half mile from the flowage. There are 100 sites at the campground taht will fit a tent, camper or RV.
There are three boat access campsites on the south shore of Caldron Falls Flowage. These sites are reservable and only accessed by boat (canoe or power boat). All sites have a canoe rack, place to tie up a boat, picnic table, fire ring, tent area, bear-proof food box, bench and outdoor toilet. These sites are open year-round for backpack camping. There are ten hiking trails between one and two miles in length located throughout the park. Recreation and activities include hiking, swimming, boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and cross-country skiing in the winter.
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- Governor Thompson State Park
N10008 Paust Lane
Crivitz, WI 54114
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