Big Foot Beach State Park

Big Foot Beach State Park, Lake Geneva, WI

From mid-May to November 1, this 272-acre park on the shores of Lake Geneva offers wooded campsites, 2,200 feet of sand beach and picnic areas. Located in resort and recreation area.


The park is used primarily for swimming, camping, and fishing. Lake Geneva is known for its clear, clean water. Lake Geneva supports populations of northern pike, walleye, small and largemouth bass. Several access points and marine services are found around the lake.

Lake Geneva Beach bums can relax on the shores of the lake while other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, water skiing, biking, horseback riding or one of the 20 challenging golf courses in the area. The town's architecture can be admired while taking a tour on the Geneva Lake Cruise Line or by participating in the oldest continuous mail-boat service in the United States. Lake Geneva plays host to annual town parades, fairs and festivals and is home to the world's largest refracting telescope at Yerkes Observatory. Lake Geneva Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) has placed seven individual buildings on the National and State Registers of Historic Places, along with two historic districts. The Main Street Historic District is the original commercial core of the City and the Maple Park Historic District is the original residential section of the Village of Geneva. Baker Park (one acre) along the northeastern shore of Geneva Lake contains steep slopes with shrubs and trees. Picnicking, fishing in Ceylon Lagoon is always fun here.

The day use area of the park is found beneath a grove of oak scattered with picnic tables, grills, dated playground equipment, volleyball courts and horseshoe pits. A 100-foot swimming area is about a 10 minute walk and across Highway 120 from the campground. Share in family fun fishing in Ceylon Lagoon. The park has 5.5 miles of hiking trails through forest and open meadow. Hardwood forests and dense shrub areas make ideal habitat for the park's vast white-tailed deer population. Fox, raccoon, muskrats, squirrels and a bevy of birds may be seen dawn or dusk. There's whitewater on Pewaukee River for all you adrenaline people; a day on the slopes of Grand Geneva is just what you need. There's such a great deal of things to do at Big Foot Beach State Park including hiking, whitewater paddling, swimming, playing golf, and fishing, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen.

If you're interested in outdoor activities, Walworth County have so much to offer: biking, hiking, fishing, rock climbing, cross-country or down-hill skiing, snowmobiling, sailing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming and golfing just to name a few. Walworth County also offers theaters, galleries, museums, boutiques, spas, nightlife, shopping, antiquing, dining, hot air balloon rides, cruises, music.. Visit nearby Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum, Logic Puzzle Museum, East Troy Electric Railroad Museum, Richard Bong State Recreation Area in WI, Chain O'Lakes State Park in IL, Moraine Hills State Park and Volo Bog State Natural Area in Northeastern Illinois..

Year-round alcohol ban. Dogs of all sizes are allowed. Beach admission is free.

Map Of Big Foot Beach State Park
Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park
Private Campgrounds and Camping Reservations

Direction:
Big Foot Beach State Park in the City of Lake Geneva - Walworth County (Southeast WI).

Location

Big Foot Beach State Park
1452 S. Wells St Cross Streets: Between E South St/N Bloomfield Rd and WI-120
Lake Geneva, WI 53147
United States
Phone: 
(262) 248-2528 [DNR], (262)348.2420 [Friends of Big Foot Beach State Park]
Phone: 
262-248-2525 (Walworth County tourism)

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