The scenic beauty which surrounds Dodgeville is a natural work of art which lies in the heart of the unglaciated, driftless area. The area is geographically comprised of rolling farmlands, rugged sandstone bluffs and graceful wooded valleys.
Covering more than 5,000 acres of the Uplands is Governor Dodge State Park, located three miles north of Dodgeville on State Hwy. 23. Governor Dodge is the second largest state park in Wisconsin and is open year ‘round for your enjoyment.
Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area between Cobb and Highland on County Hwy. Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area is the place for family fun or relaxation, with a 220-acre spring-fed lake and 2,000 acres of wooded hills and open meadows.