walking trails

Archery Park

7.9 Acres. Fishing, nature trails, picnic area, access to Eau Claire River and area for unstructured play.

900 Fairway St., Eau Claire

Area Parks

Boyd Park

Boyd Park provides access to the Eau Claire River. People can partake in some shoreline fishing. There is also a pedestrian bridge that crosses the river granting access to city recreational trails on either side of the river. During the winter season enjoy a great outdoor rink with hockey nets and a useful warming house. Open 4-8pm during the week, and 1-9pm on weekends. Basketball hoops, fishing, hockey rink (snowbanked), skating rink, nature trails, parking lot, picnic area, picnic shelter, play equipment, recreational field area, scenic views, shelter house, soccer, toilet facilities and prairie area. 7.2 Acres.

1202 Fairway St., Eau Claire

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Carson Park

One of the more historical parks in the Upper Midwest. Carson Park in Eau Claire contains three major attractions, the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp, the Chippewa Valley Museum, along with Eau Claire's baseball stadium. The Eau Claire Express became the newest tenant of Carson Park in 2005. During the winter season Carson Park offers cross-country skiing with several shorter, groomed trails perfect for beginners looking to stay away from steep grades.

101 Carson Park Dr, Eau Claire

Area Parks Cross-Country Skiing Playgrounds Map of Play Baseball Diamonds Horseshoe Pitches Tennis Courts

Fairfax Park

Fairfax Park is a 75-acre park located on the south side of Eau Claire, with accommodations including a baseball field, two Little League fields and walking trails. It can be accessed from either Golf Road or Fairfax Street. And, being the only park not connected to a body of water, it is equipped with an outdoor pool. The pool season begins June 2 and the cost is $3.25 per person.

4200 Fairfax St., Eau Claire

Area Parks Cross-Country Skiing Baseball Diamonds Playgrounds Map of Play

Grover Heights Park

Has an open recreational play area within its nearly nine acres of leisure space, a hard court surface area (4-square & hop scotch) and the Eau Claire Soccer Park. During the winter months, a general ice-skating rink and a snow-banked hockey rink can be found at this park.

1022 Violet Ave, Eau Claire

Area Parks Basketball Courts

Irvine Park Zoo and Nature Area

With over 300 acres of natural and scenic beauty, this FREE park offers a zoo with cougars, bear, bison, tigers and many other wildlife and a petting zoo, scenic dam, museum, picnic shelters, restrooms and historical displays. Take a tour of the Sunny Valley Schoolhouse or Pioneer Norwegian Log Home on the weekends from Memoral Day to Labor Day. Also take in a natural historical marker, the Irvine Park Cave, which is about 20 feet long with natural springs running through it.

Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls

Area Parks Parks Volleyball Courts Attractions Zoos and Animal… Nature Centers

Phoenix Park

This 5-acre park located near downtown on the Chippewa River and the Chippewa River Trail System with access from Madison Street near the RCU campus. This park offers the Farmers Market during the summer season, and rental of the pavilion and amphitheater. And will feature the Concert in the Park Series on Thursday evenings at 5:00.

Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire

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Point Comfort Park

Handicap accessible restroom,handicap docks, the restroom, fishing pier and two boat launches have been constructed to provide handicap accessibility. A handicap trail has been added from the parking lot to the dock.

Point Comfort Rd. and 7th St. NE, Menomonie

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