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Geneva Lake Shore Path

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Address: Lake Geneva, WI
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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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amazing walk

Having a free day my friend suggested this walk and this time.Enjoyed the lake many a times but I had the Geneva Lake shore shore path first time. It was fall and every step was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having a free day my friend suggested this walk and this time.Enjoyed the lake many a times but I had the Geneva Lake shore shore path first time. It was fall and every step was a treat.Just amazing.

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Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While the whole idea of being able to walk around the lake sounds good. It isn't entirely practical. Parts are easy to walk and easily assessable but leading from Lake Geneva it goes through the home front yards and the path in narrow and slanted in many areas as well as pretty sloped. I have knee problems and couldn't handle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether it is early spring, mid summer, or late fall, the walk around sections of Geneva Lake never disappoints. Get a copy of Walk, Talk and Gawk at a local retailer and plan how to accomplish sections of the lake over a few days time. Or, set aside a complete day to challenge yourself to the complete journey.

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

The walk around the lake was beautiful. It was a nice way to spend part of the day away from the shops and cars.

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Johnstown, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We walked in several locations around the lake -- especially enjoyed The Miracle House!!!! So inspiring!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We started from Lake Geneva on two different occasions - the first time walking left (west) and the second time walking right (east). Both walks were lovely, and I can't really say that either was superior to the other. I believe the sign said that the distance around the lake is 20 miles, so to do the whole distance, you... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Beautiful views of the lake and mansions. If you can drop your car off and start a few miles up, it is well worth it. It was about 60 degrees and perfect.

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Wheaton, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My wife and I walked the shore path from Williams Bay toward Fontana. Path is pretty well maintained, view is wonderful. We did not go all the way to Fontana. Turned around just after we passed George Williams College lakeside campus. There are no restroom facilities along the path, but George Williams College has restrooms that are accessible from outside.... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Around sunset, we both leisurely walked along this lakeshore path, chit chatting... the trail is clean and well maintained, the view of Lake and houses is awesome. A wonderful place to be with someone special.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Wow, did not expect that! Took an autumn stroll around the lake finding everything from spectacular houses to a little zen-like oasis with benches for meditation and reflection. The hike is easy, at least the part we did... the only hard part was not spending the entire day stopping to take photos!

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