Before you take to the trails, rip through your favorite local waterways, or climb any sort of mountain, it’s important to make sure of what you’re doing. While you’re gearing up, check out this section as a way to prepare for your ultimate journey. Be safe, be strong, and be adventurous!


25 Hiking Trails in the Chippewa Valley

Flip thru 25 trails with this Web-App by Volume One. Includes aerial images, Satellite Google Maps, directions, trail maps, photos, and descriptions.


Places & Resources

Camping 18

Great camping sites throughout the Chippewa Valley

U.S. National Kubb Championship 2019

This year's U.S. National Kubb Championship took place July 12, 13, and 14, with teams from around the country (and players from around the world) converging on the Eau Claire Soccer Park ...

2nd Annual Kite Festival

On Sunday, May 5 the 2nd Annual Menomonie Kite Festival took place at Tanglewood Greens in Menomonie. Guests were welcome to bring their own kites or purchase them there for an afternoon of kite flying out on the driving range ...

Eau Claire Marathon 2019

The annual Eau Claire Marathon took place on Sunday, May 5 in Carson Park where 3,000+ runners took to the streets. Runs included a full marathon, a half marathon, a 5k run/walk, full relay marathon, and a kids run, plus food trucks and tons of events for non-runners and community supporters.

Friends Indeed

preservation a priority for newly formed Friends of Putnam Park

In 1909, lumber baron and local philanthropist Henry Cleveland Putnam donated a 230-acre parcel of land to the City of Eau Claire, hoping the low-lying stretch would be preserved as a botanical laboratory ...


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