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GOVERNOR THOMPSON STATE PARK, WI

The 2,800-acre Governor Thompson State Park is 15 miles northwest of Crivitz in Marinette County, part of Wisconsin's Northeast Sands ecological landscape. The site protects 5,300 feet of shoreline on Wood and Huber Lakes and protects Handsaw Creek and Woods Lake Outlet. The main...
Status: Open through Mon Dec 01 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Tue Jun 23 2015   Later Dates

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The sanitary dump station is open at the park as weather permits. The campgrounds are mowed on Wednesdays.

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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates less than 48 hours in advance may be available by walking in at the campground. You must occupy the site.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Description

The 2,800-acre Governor Thompson State Park is 15 miles northwest of Crivitz in Marinette County, part of Wisconsin's Northeast Sands ecological landscape. The site protects 5,300 feet of shoreline on Wood and Huber Lakes and protects Handsaw Creek and Woods Lake Outlet. The main parcel creating the park is the former 1,987-acre Paust Woods Lake Resort and about 200 acres of wild-looking lakefront bought from Wisconsin Public Service Corporation on Caldron Falls Reservoir.

Booking Window
Fri Jul 25 2014 - Tue Jun 23 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 11 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Reservation Fri May 09 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
Walk In Mon Oct 13 2014 Mon Dec 01 2014
Walk In Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Apr 30 2015
Reservation Fri May 01 2015 Mon Oct 12 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Bicycle Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing Pier
  • Fishing Reservoir
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hunting
  • Jogging/Running
  • Kayaking
  • Parking
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Powerboating
  • Scenic Driving Routes
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Lake
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A non-refundable $10 on-line reservation fee will be charged for each reservation.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Cancellation Policy
A non-refundable fee of $5.00 will be charged for any reservation cancellation. An additional late cancellation fee may apply to cancellations less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled arrival date, depending on your reservation.

Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Reservation Season
May 09 2014 -
Oct 12 2014
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00
Walk In Season
Oct 13 2014 -
Dec 01 2014
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00
Walk In Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Apr 30 2015
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00
Reservation Season
May 01 2015 -
Oct 12 2015
STANDARD NON ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
REMOTE NON ELEC $12.00-$14.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
From Crivitz, travel northwest on County Highway A to County Highway X (four way stop). Turn left on County Highway X. Continue on Highway X past the High Falls Reservoir bridge and then turn right on Parkway Road. Go north about .5 mile on Parkway Road and then turn left on Ranch Road. Go west on Ranch Road about 1 mile to Paust Lane. Turn right (north) on Paust Lane to enter the park.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

GOVERNOR THOMPSON STATE PARK
N10008 Paust Lane
Crivitz  WI  54114

Phone Number:

Project Office: (715)757-3979
Additional Information