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Geneva Lake Shore Path

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Address: Lake Geneva, WI
Phone Number: 262 275 5700
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This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by...

This lovely 21-mile walking path, around Geneva Lake, takes pedestrians by impressive homes and quiet lakeside neighborhoods. A two-mile swath on the West End offers a manageable stroll, lovely views, and passes landmarks such as the Abbey Resort and Fontana Spa and popular local eateries like Chuck's.

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Oh what a day ...

Of course I had the grand idea of starting our walk at 4 AM, but before you knew it ... 7:30AM and the rain is getting heavier and heavier--but no lightning. So off we went, wife... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Norman K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course I had the grand idea of starting our walk at 4 AM, but before you knew it ... 7:30AM and the rain is getting heavier and heavier--but no lightning. So off we went, wife, me and the best hiker out of our elite group: Annie the Dachshund (no stranger to hikes and not bothered by rain--a trooper). I... More 

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Thank Norman K
Scottsdale
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It appears every homeowner along the lake maintains their own path, thus many terrains. Be careful with the changes and ups and downs. Beautiful houses and beautiful views.

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Thank Arna F
Mt. Prospect, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have walked about 2/3 of the shoreline path over the years. Always an adventure! Some parts of the path are challenging while some are very easy. Always a great view of Geneva Lake and thr historic houses along the path.

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Thank Alan B
chicago, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we walked around the lake and enjoyed the beautiful homes and exercise. Was a little disappointed that there is not public transportation along the way to take you back into town. After an hour and half we turned around and walked back. Would have loved to walk around 3 hours in one direction and then take taxi, shuttle or bus... More 

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Davenport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The nature trail around the lake is incredibly beautiful, but is not for the faint-of-heart. The path around the lake is made up of some pavement but mostly flagstone, bricks, primitive walking paths with tree roots everywhere, steep hills and slippery conditions. We are in our 60s and it took us 8 hours to complete the 21-mile path. Several reviews... More 

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Thank Judy B
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I visited Lake Geneva for a day trip this past weekend. We decided to check out the Path and it was absolutely beautiful! It's just a simple path behind people's homes. Some parts are paved and some are not. This path is definitely not accessible for someone with a disability since there are so many hills and... More 

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Pleasant Prairie, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like spying on the rich and famous, this is the hike for you. Walk through people's backyards and peer into their homes; wherever they have not used expensive landscaping to block your view . Reflect on how poor you really are since most of these are second homes. weird

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Gurnee, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't beat the beauty of the lake and the expensive houses you see during the walk on this path. Yes, some parts of the path are in better shape than other parts, but the changing contour and surface type really gives you a quality workout and builds the leg muscles! We took the Mail Boat Tour from Lake Geneva... More 

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Thank Calvin K
Woodstock, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The shore path is a terrific way to see lovely houses, get some good exercise and always stay in complete view of the lake. Some patches are more 'developed' than others, but persevere!

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Chassell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We only walked about a mile from Lake Geneva and turned around. It was really fun to look at the lake and all the private homes. We passed the Public Library and a Youth Camp as well. I posted a few pictures.

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