Big Foot Beach State Park Article

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Big Foot Beach State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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The manicured grounds of Big Foot Beach State Park.
Map showing the location of Big Foot Beach State Park
Map showing the location of Big Foot Beach State Park
Location of Big Foot Beach State Park in Wisconsin
Map showing the location of Big Foot Beach State Park
Map showing the location of Big Foot Beach State Park
Big Foot Beach State Park (the US)
Location Walworth, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 42°34′8″N 88°25′36″W / 42.56889°N 88.42667°W / 42.56889; -88.42667
BIG FOOT BEACH STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°34′8″N 88°25′36″W / 42.56889°N 88.42667°W / 42.56889; -88.42667
Area272 acres (110 ha)
Established1949
Governing body Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Website Big Foot Beach State Park

Big Foot Beach State Park is a state park of Wisconsin, United States, 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. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Big Foot High School FAQ". Big Foot High School. 2011-10-14. Archived from the original on 2012-07-25. Retrieved 2012-07-26.

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