We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Peaceful setting

I love to go to Fox Island for cross-country skiing in the winter and to look at the birds any time... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2019
rbaum62
,
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Great place for a day trip

Fox Island is a great place go and just experience nature. The observatory is especially cool and I... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
DeanR1963
,
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Read all 13 reviews
All photos (9)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Jul 3, 2019
“Peaceful setting”
Jan 6, 2019
“Great place for a day trip”
About
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
70°
47°
Sep
57°
37°
Oct
44°
28°
Nov
Contact
7324 Yohne Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46809-9744
Website
+1 260-449-3180
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
9
2
0
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
9
2
0
1
1
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed July 3, 2019

I love to go to Fox Island for cross-country skiing in the winter and to look at the birds any time of year.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rbaum62
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Fox Island is a great place go and just experience nature. The observatory is especially cool and I recommend checking the schedule for any sky gazing events. Being that it is away from the city lights, it is a great place to observe stellar activities...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DeanR1963
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The park has many things to do including hiking, fishing and swimming in the small lake. The small beach area is especially nice for small children. The park also has a "doggie" beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

I went to Fox Island today to make the most of a beautiful day. We brought our cameras and wanted to get some exercise. This place is great for families, couples, or a solo trip. Dogs are welcomed as well. Admission is only $2 for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank fazifazi
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

The place is dirty. Water and beach are both very dirty. I wouldn't bring my dog back here ever. Dog poop every where, trash, and the water is not clean lake water it's more like a dirty pond/swamp. Gross. I came back thinking they cleaned...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank melissahoover18
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Part of the county park system, it is a jewel tucked behind a major highway. Has a lake for swimming and fishing in the summer, great hiking trails and when we have 4 inches of snow, the trails provide cross-country skiing. The annual membership covers...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank DixieLB
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This place is gross. 1st you have to walk through a mosquito infested forest that smells like cat spray to get to the "beach", then once you get there you have to find a cat turdless spot on the beach to lay your beach towel...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Janel B
Reviewed December 21, 2017

A wild park right on the edge of Fort Wayne. Very diverse wilderness setting. Nice trails usable by any hiker. A small lake with a beach. A great nature center staffed with great people.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 1ruffus
Reviewed August 8, 2017

We have visited Fox Island over 40 times in the last five years. They offer natures hikes of all different topics through out the year. The hikes are usually $2.00 a person including getting into the park. There are many well marked trails you can...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Heather D
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I've been to this place now several times and for various reasons, group, solo, family, and cross country skiing, and they've all been good. Place is secluded, which is nice and offers various types trails and sights. There's a large lake you can fish and...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank gnoontheroad
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 nearby hotels
Hampton Inn Ft. Wayne-Southwest
652 reviews
1.41 miles away
Staybridge Suites Fort Wayne
135 reviews
1.49 miles away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fort Wayne
507 reviews
1.50 miles away
Residence Inn Fort Wayne
157 reviews
1.56 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 801 nearby restaurants
Sara's Family Restaurant
223 reviews
1.75 miles away
Don Hall's Tavern At Coventry
327 reviews
1.75 miles away
Casa Ristorante
260 reviews
1.85 miles away
Naked Tchopstix
149 reviews
1.56 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 145 nearby attractions
Jefferson Pointe
44 reviews
4.13 miles away
Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve
26 reviews
1.71 miles away
Clyde Theatre
11 reviews
4.33 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fox Island County Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines