As a lakefront community, Fontana boasts a great many parks for its size, including recreation and conservation areas as well as playgrounds and sports fields for the kids.
Take in the scenic calm of the surrounding landscape as you enjoy relaxing walks and lake access.
For additional park information, please visit the Fontana Park Commission Facebook Page at: VOF Park Commission Facebook
Hildebrand Nature Conservancy
A nature trail leads pedestrians through the natural conservation area, along the Van Slyke Creek, from the Mill Street entrance to the Mill House Pavilion at the West Main Street entrance.
Take one of three annotated walks at this 10-acre conservation area, home to the calcareous fen. This rare type of wetland prairie has an internal ground water system that supports only a few specialized plants. The fen is located off Highway 67 next to St. Benedict Catholic Church. The parking area is located at the corner of Main Street and Dewey Avenue. The area is open daily, year round with no admission fees.
Duck Pond Recreation Area
Duck Pond Recreation Area is located on Wild Duck Road, off Highway 67. The park contains numerous hiking trails, as well as softball, baseball and soccer fields and a Frisbee golf course. The Duck Pond Pavilion with bathroom facilities and a concession stand is open during scheduled sports events and available to rent for special events.
Reid Park & Gazebo
Reid Park, located off Fontana Boulevard and Third Avenue, features the Little Foot Playground, a small softball diamond, picnic tables and a lakefront gazebo. Applications to rent the park gazebo are available under the Applications Link on this website or at the Village Hall at 262-275-6136 or email.
Pioneer Park offers an unobstructed view of Geneva Lake. This park is located on Lake Street across the street from the Village boat launch site.
Mohr Road Park
The Village Park at the end of Mohr Road features a public access point for the Geneva Lake shorepath, as well as a recently refurbished lakefront bench and pedestrian bridge.
2016-2021 PARK AND OPEN SPACE PLAN
Park Applications, Permits and Other Information
- Park Applications
- Memorial Tree Application for Fontana Blvd
- Landmark/Memorial Tree List
- Park Commission Trail and Natural Areas Guide
- Park Commission Agendas & Minutes
- Fontana Flower Beds Slide Show
- Bird City Wisconsin Village of Fontana Information
Sharon Cycling Series
- Big Foot Recreation District, Director Chuck Thiesenhusen, 401 Devils Lane, Walworth, WI 53184, (262) 275-2116 ext. 8000 or www.bigfootrecreation.org
- Kishwauketoe Nature Conservancy, Williams Bay, www.kishwauketoe.org