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“Very crowded on weekends”

Big Foot Beach State Park
Ranked #19 of 47 things to do in Lake Geneva
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed July 29, 2017

This place gets packed on weekends by a lot of Chicago people. Early spring or late fall are the times to go. Some very nice hiking trails. The beach is across the road from the park and isn't very wide or long.

Thank DaleM56
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"small beach"
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"nice picnic"
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"women's bathroom"
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"electric sites"
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"busy highway"
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"great trails"
in 2 reviews
"public beach"
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"firewood"
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"fishing"
in 9 reviews
"lake"
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

The campground is very nicely laid out, tucked back in the park. Close to the hustle and bustle of Lake Geneva but you feel away from it all. The main shower/bathroom is very nice: private showers, family shower/restroom, mirrors with outlets and shelves in women's bathroom, and plenty of hooks. Fishing the lagoon was fun and trails are nice. We did not do the beach here as it is very small and right next to the road and we had small children in our group.

2  Thank Jen M
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The long, narrow strip of sand, backing the highway, hardly counts as a beach. Depending on the water level, there may be 5-6 feet of sand between you and the highway. Speedboats frequently drop anchor here and blare their music. There is no shade and you must cross the highway to get to the state park, which is also one of the worst in the state because of the lack of trees in the camping area. Nothing is private. As a Wi resident, I've traveled to almost every state park in Wi and can honestly say this is the worst one I've ever visited. If you're looking for a beautiful state park to camp at with a gorgeous beach, go north. Leave this one for the tourists from Chicago.

4  Thank Julia L
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Reviewed June 19, 2017

We made reservations online, drove 6 hours only to be told we were unable to stay in the spot we had reserved with our camper. Check in staff was horribly rude and not accommodating. The only good thing about visiting the park was turning around in the parking lot and I am surprised they let us do that. Lucky for us, we were able to find another camping spot for the weekend and that location was much more accommodating. We will never go back to Big Foot Beach State Park.

3  Thank ngchild
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

We visited this place while spending a few hours at Lake Geneva. It has some nice walking trails and the campsites seem nice a well. The only complaint I have is that there were some people absolutely BLASTING spanish music in the parking lot. Not really the park's fault, but its a shame people aren't a bit more courteous to others. There were otherwise lots of people fishing and camping while we were there.

2  Thank Capltd29
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