Big Foot Beach State Park is a 272-acre Wisconsin state park on Geneva Lake. The park is used primarily for swimming, camping, and fishing.

The beach and park are named for Chief Big Foot (a translation from the Potawatomi Maumksuck (Mmangzed), also known in French as Gros Pied), an early Potawatomi leader in the area until forcibly relocated in 1836.

Big Foot Lake was the original English name of Geneva Lake. Big Foot Beach State Park, on the shores of Lake Geneva offers wooded campsites, 2,200 feet of sand beach and picnic areas.

Located on the shores of Lake Geneva, Big Foot Beach State Park offers 5 miles of hiking trails, a family campground, swimming beach and picnic and playground areas. Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular in winter.


Big Foot Beach State Park Wisconsin
1550 S Lake Shore Dr, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, United States



Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.


Vehicle admission sticker is required.

Camping fees use the Wisconsin State Park System.

Hunting and fishing licenses apply.


Contact Details

Phone: (262) 248-2528

Official Website: Big Foot Beach State Park Wisconsin


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Big Foot Beach State Park Wisconsin:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


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Wisconsin State Parks