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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
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
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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  • Terrible7%
Jul 3, 2019
“Peaceful setting”
Jan 6, 2019
“Great place for a day trip”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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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
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