Wolske Bay Rd. 724
It’s a crazy drainage ditch on the southeastern side of Lake Menomonie that leads out onto the lake. It might be a lot of fun, but definitively watch out for the lake ice.
Open all day. Owned, operated, and maintained by Dunn County.
On the east side of the fairgrounds, there’s a hill that the water tower sits on, ominously looming over the site. Volunteers have recently spend a lot of time clearing brush, stumps, and debris
4200 Fairfax St.
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.
Irvine Park has provided a ton of fun opportunities for people of the Chippewa Valley, but many do not realize the awesome potential for its sledding hills. Venture to Flag Hill once we have gotten a
Look to the left going down Pumphouse Road hill, descending from the East Hill of Chippewa Falls, and you’ll find winter bliss waiting. A hill for all ages and skill levels, this place is wide
822 Emery Street
Right next to the Forrest Hill Cemetery (on Huebsch Boulevard) on the East Side Hill, the slope is small and gentle with no major obstacles (just the thing for weak-hearted novices). In recent years,
Known as a favorite eating-place for locals and tourists alike, bring the entire family for dining while enjoying their hockey rink (on artificial ice) and arcade. Bring your own skates. Closed on
A massive place with 74 runs up to 1.5 miles in length and an awesome vertical drop of around 700 feet. They also have tubing, tons of rentals, a ski shop, chalet, lodging, restaurants, snowmaking,
Sandberg Road off Highway 37
This little-known Eau Claire County Park has been called a “hidden gem.” You’ll find it about seven miles southwest of Eau Claire in the town of Brunswick. The 123 acres are open for snowshoeing, hiking, and wildlife watching, although there are no groomed trails.