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Big Foot Beach State Park

1452 Hwy H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-2528
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11.00 to get in and not kept very well

We walked on a trail that wasn't kept up. It needed mowed to be able to see the trail and had large... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Crystal Lake, Illinois
via mobile

This review is based solely on the type of campers we are. We decided to go camping last minute and... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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A favorite with families and nature enthusiasts, this 271-acre park on the shore of Lake Geneva, offers wooded campsites, a sand beach and plenty of picnic areas.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good23%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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“small beach” (9 reviews)
“nice picnic” (3 reviews)
1452 Hwy H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-2528
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We walked on a trail that wasn't kept up. It needed mowed to be able to see the trail and had large limbs lying across the trail in two places that we walked. Not real safe.

Thank lcrib
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

This review is based solely on the type of campers we are. We decided to go camping last minute and this particular site was available. Price was reasonable and the weather was gorgeous. The bathrooms were just redone in may of 2015 and were visually...More

3  Thank tsimono
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Located next to the Geneva Lake (separated only by Lake Shore Drive).. Man attraction here is Big Foot Lake with 2 bridges across.. (Entire Geneva Lake used to be called Big Foot for the Pottawatomie Chief). .

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stopped by not really knowing what to expect. We drove in and the park employee was helpful. We did not have time to do a lot of hiking or exploring, but the part we did see was nice. Seems like good, well marked trails.

Thank Cosette10
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Well, we visited this place in off-season. However the day was sunny and temperature above 32. The park is in the close vicinity of lake geneva. As per the park maps and guidelines its a popular place for camping and trekking. We visited the place...More

Thank Deepak S
Reviewed 17 December 2015

The Lake of Lake Geneva is truly beautiful but it is difficult to get a good view of it. The Big Foot Park is one of those rare places (and it is free) to have a spectacular view of the lake. Granted, there is a...More

Thank rslot
Reviewed 8 December 2015

We stopped by here on labor day weekend to visit the Big foot beach. We thought the beach is inside the state park, actually it is located at the opposite side of park entrance and it was unbelievably crowded. But the state park has nice...More

Thank ShanEsak
Reviewed 8 October 2015 via mobile

Beautiful campground close to Chicago area. We can enjoy so many things near by this campground. 1.Lakeshore path - beautiful walking trail by multimillionaires mansion with nature & interesting story, the unique architecture. 2. Boat, canoe, kayaking, jet ski etc water enjoyment 3. Wine tasting...More

Thank YostoiGOYOtour
Reviewed 26 September 2015

way too close to the road! crowded, dirty water, no place to sit. avoid on weekends, especially. Lots of local families use.

3  Thank Homeschooling
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Went last year with our little Weber grill. Fantastic! This is a little further away from the downtown, but still amazing. It has everything - from camping, to a great picnic area, to fishing and a beach! Bonus: you can watch the sunset over the...More

1  Thank Paula B
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31 July 2016|
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Response from tsimono | Reviewed this property |
I saw people fishing all along the road when we were there.
Karyn P
27 September 2015|
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Response from bglassel | Reviewed this property |
It closes October 31st, reopens April 15th.