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Geneva Lake Shore Path

Lake Geneva, WI
+1 262-275-5700
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Beautiful hike in the fresh lake air

My daughter and I hiked partway around Lake Geneva in midsummer, and enjoyed every minute of it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Madison, Wisconsin
Gorgeous path

No where else on earth can you enjoy so much lakefront even on private property. This path is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wilmington, Delaware
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This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by impressive homes and quiet lakeside neighborhoods. A two-mile swath on the West End offers a manageable stroll, lovely views, and passes landmarks such as the Abbey Resort and Fontana Spa and popular local eateries like Chuck's.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Lake Geneva, WI
+1 262-275-5700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter and I hiked partway around Lake Geneva in midsummer, and enjoyed every minute of it. It's clean, child-friendly, and, I'm pretty sure, dog-friendly as well. There are architectural wonders to behold, great gardens and mature trees, smaller boats and piers and a beautiful...More

1  Thank Rupertgigi
Reviewed 1 week ago

No where else on earth can you enjoy so much lakefront even on private property. This path is fabulous!

Thank Wilmwen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Geneva requires lakefront homes to maintain a walking path for the public. Walking here is always a highlight of our visits to Lake Geneva. Look for the bell, make a wish and ring it!

Thank aherita
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shore path around Lake Geneva is a must do no matter how you do it. I walked the whole path several years ago which was amazing. Three friends and I did the 7 miles between Lake Geneva and Williams Bay these past two years....More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This walk was recommended to us by a friend and it did not disappoint! You can view the beautiful mansions and landscaped yards while strolling the path that runs alongside Lake Geneva. It appears that each owner provides their own section of the trail, so...More

Thank CCG6080
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an asset to this beautiful community. You walk a path by the lake and literally through the front yard of some fabulous lakeside homes and mansions.

Thank groupleader45212
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went north (or west?) from Riviera Beach. We didn't really get to any great viewing spots of the lake - there were boat docks all along the path where we walked. It was interesting to see all the homes along the way. I agree...More

Thank LoveBeaches1017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great views of the lake and beautiful lakefront homes. Easy access. Can't ask for much more from a free activity.

1  Thank Alissa N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The views were breath taking!! You walk along the shore between the water and home!! A very unique view of a luxurious lifestyle.

Thank ANN C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would certainly like to report that we did walk along the entire path on the Geneva Lake shoreline, but, alas, we didn't. I think we made it about a mile or so, and then we began to feel rain drops. So, you're not going...More

Thank Allen21096
Nearby Restaurants
Daddy Maxwell's
129 reviews
3.62 km away
Chuck's Tavern
95 reviews
4.67 km away
Cafe Calamari
188 reviews
3.39 km away
Gordy's Boat House Bar & Restaurant
207 reviews
4.68 km away
Nearby Attractions
Yerkes Observatory
160 reviews
3.82 km away
The Waterfront at The Abbey Resort
70 reviews
5.03 km away
Belfry Music Theatre
80 reviews
5.30 km away
Highfield Farm Creamery
5 reviews
6.78 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do runners use this as well?
26 June 2017|
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Response from sjpIllinois | Reviewed this property |
I know runners who have tried to run this path and they have said it is difficult because of the unevenness and angles of the path.
kenneth b
Where would I find a map of the trail showing start and stop points
22 June 2017|
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Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
The Lake Geneva Visitors Center at 201 Wrigley Drive has a free map, an $8 map, and a $10 map to choose from for many great details about the trail including descriptions of some of the houses along the way. I chose the... More
Where are the public bathrooms when walking on the path around Lake Geneva?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any during our walk.