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Big Foot Beach State Park

1452 Hwy H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
+1 262-248-2528
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Worst Beach in Wisconsin

The long, narrow strip of sand, backing the highway, hardly counts as a beach. Depending on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julia L
Don't bother.

We made reservations online, drove 6 hours only to be told we were unable to stay in the spot we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ngchild
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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.
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good23%
  • Average30%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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1452 Hwy H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
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+1 262-248-2528
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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...More

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Thank ngchild
Reviewed 17 October 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...More

Thank Capltd29
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We use to take our kids here during summer and was surprised to see that they now charge to park, go on beach and have many more restrictions. It seemed like a commercial spot rather than a fun beach for families now.

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We checked out park as cheap access to beach. Riviera beach charges $7 per person and big foot is $10 a car. If beach is what you are looking for you may be disappointed. Beach VERY narrow and right on road, I mean it's like...More

1  Thank DisneyDad21
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The family visited this beach on a Monday and Tuesday. No crowds or hassle. Nothing fancy, just clean water, easy access and beautiful scenery.

Thank GoldPro
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Our stay there was exceptionally good. The showers/bathroom facility was updated & very clean. They have a very nice playground area, fishing section, and the swimming area was clean. You do have to cross a very busy road to get tot he beach area &...More

3  Thank Tami E
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We did family camping at Big Foot Beach State park during July 4th weekend. Altogether we were 7 families. We had multiple camp sites reserved. Noticed that for some reason our site was lot more specious compared to other sites. Restrooms were impressive. Newly built...More

2  Thank CampingDeb
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We stayed at site #62 . Sites here are very close together and you dont have a lot of privacy. This was our first visit and the address we got was on the website with a quick google searchand got the parks mailing address. The...More

4  Thank trailtraveler7312
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
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Lee15997
Is there fishing available on or at the lake for the publicI
1 August 2016|
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Response from tsimono | Reviewed this property |
I saw people fishing all along the road when we were there.
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Karyn P
what is the last day of the year we can go camping?
28 September 2015|
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Response from bglassel | Reviewed this property |
It closes October 31st, reopens April 15th.
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