Spring & summer activities

The warm weather months during the spring and summer are obviously prime time at the lake. These warmer months offer guests ample activities to participate in both on and off the property. Onsite guests can enjoy swimming, tubing, waterskiing, fishing and relaxing on the water. If you choose to venture off the property, activities such as golfing, hiking, and mountain biking can also be enjoyed during the spring and summer seasons.


The Pleasant Lake area offers some spectacular golf courses that are within a short drive from the lake:

  • Abbey Springs (20 minute drive)
  • The Grand Geneva (20 minute drive)
  • Geneva National (20 minute drive)
  • Evergreen Golf Club (20 minute drive)
  • Country Club Estates Golf Course (20 minute drive)


A few of our guests favorite hikes, all within a short 5-10 minute drive, include:

  • Ice Age Trail section to Rice Lake  (pictured below)
  • Bald Bluff Nature Trail (scenic overlook)
  • Nordic Trails (easiest, no elevation change)
  • Petersen Island Woods Preserve - Kettle Moraine Land Trust


Guests can partake in activities such as fishing directly on site during their stay at the lake. The fish that inhabit the lake include Panfish, Largemouth Bass, and Northern Pike. Guests also have the option to take a charter or fishing guide during their stay, below are some of the local options available:

  • PikeDreamers Castle Rock Guide
  • Anglin’ Adventures - Waushara County Lakes

Mountain Biking

For thrill-seekers, mountain biking is another activity that is offered within a short drive from your stay at the lake. Some of the closest trails include:

  • Alpine Valley La Grange Trail (10 minute drive)Walworth County Trails (10 minute drive)
  • Blue Loop Full John Muir Trails Trail (15 minute drive)
  • Emma Carlin Brown Loop (5 minute drive)
  • Lake Geneva Canopy Tours (20 minute drive)


We have wonderful swimming right here on our own property, including a small sandy area in the shallow waters to the left of our dock. Pleasant Lake also has a public beach for the residents of the lake and the town of La Grange. If you paddle or boat over there, you may be asked for proof of residence.

If you would like a larger public beach, there are two on Lake Geneva, one in the town of Lake Geneva and one in the town of Fontana. Those beaches have a day-use fee.