262-275-3322 | Check Availability / Book Now

 

Parks & Picnicking

WISCONSIN STATE PARKS

Big Foot Beach State Park
This 272 acre park has a magnificent public beach and five miles of hiking trails including lagoons, wooded areas, open grass and marshlands that are home to many bird species. Located on Hwy 120 South of Lake Geneva. A State Park sticker is required and can be purchased on site.

Duck Lake Nature Area
On the southern side of Lake Como is this 2-mile lakeshore walkway passing through brushes, woods and pastures. Also call Warbler Walkway because most of the state’s warblers have been seen there. Located off Grandview Road.

Fontana Fen
This 10-acre conservation area on Hwy 67 is home to one of the rarest type of wetlands, the calcareous fen. A fen is a type of wetland prairie with an internal ground water system conducive to supporting only a few specialized plants. Located on Hwy 67 between Fontana and Walworth west of St. Benedict Church.

Four Seasons Nature Preserve

This 66-acre nature preserve is part of the City of Lake Geneva Park System. 40 acres of wetland (sedge meadow, pond, calcareous fen and tamaracks) and 20 acres of upland that are being restored to prairies (xeric, sand, short-grass, tall-grass, wet mesic and oak opening with mature oaks and hickories) are all on one site. The preserve is bordered by 250 acres, which is part of a primary environmental corridor, and is open to the public for tours. The trail has plaques identifying various plant and animal species. Phone (262) 248-3673.

Kettle Moraine State Forest
Eighty miles of groomed and marked forest trails throughout this 2000-acre preserve provide a magnificent backdrop for hiking, biking, and camping. In winter, cross-country skis are available for rent. The forests’ Southern unit is located on Hwy. H, five miles north of Elkhorn. A State Park sticker is required and can be purchased on site. Phone (262) 594-2135

Kishwauketoe Conservancy
Established in 1989, this natural area has been preserved for the enjoyment of all. The name Kishwauketoe is the Potawatomi Indian word for sparkling water. More than four miles of trails through this 230-acre wetland area will take you through many kinds of habitats and plant communities. Its main entrance is located in Williams Bay along Hwy 67 just North of Geneva Street.

21 Mile Walk Around Geneva Lake
Free. Our beautiful Geneva Lake Shorepath!   Access by any public park on the lake.  Just stay close to the water because you are walking across the front yards of all the houses on the lake.  Please do not bike, just walk.

Walk, Talk, And Gawk
A map and guide of the Geneva Lake Shore Path includes 7 separate walks ranging from 2 to 3.5 miles. For each walk, points of interest, distance, path conditions, public access, and parking information are provided. Walk, Talk, and Gawk is available in local stores or by mail order. Guided tours may be arranged. Phone (262) 249-1445.

PICNICKING

Big Foot Beach State Park
Hwy. 120, Lake Geneva.

Delavan Township Park
Hwy. 50, Delavan.

Edgewater Park
by the Williams Bay beach on Geneva Street, Williams Bay.

Fontana Park
by the Fontana beach on Fontana Boulevard, Fontana.

Kettle Moraine State Forest Park
On County Road H, north of Hwy. 12, North of Elkhorn.

Seminary Park
Hwy. 120, Lake Geneva.