Eau Claire County

 

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Big Falls County Park is located off CTH Q and CTH K in the town of Seymour. This 135 acre park attracts both young and old to this portion of the Eau Claire River where it washes over mammoth outcroppings of granite rock. Here one can enjoy wading in the river and sunbathing on the sand during the summer months.Picnickers are offered scenic outings as they pass their leisure time among the granite outcroppings. Picnic tables and pit toilets are available. Daily/annual vehicle entrance passes are required.From Eau Claire take CTH Q east off US HWY 53 9 miles and turn right on CTH N to the parking lot.


Coon Fork Lake County Park and Campground-The campground is located on the east side of Coon Fork Lake, and is for use by registered campers and their guests. Currently full access camping fees are charged from May 1 through September 15. Facilities include: a boat landing (only electric trolling motors are allowed on the lake); dumping station; a swimming beach; volleyball court; playgrounds; toilet facilities; water pumps; two shower buildings; hiking trails, and boat and canoe rentals. Reduced rates are charged the rest of the year with limited facilities available.There is a total of 88 campsites in loops A, B, and C. Of those 54 are reservable (5 barrier-free with electricity, 12 lakeside, 22 electric, 15 non-electric) and 34 non-reservable (10 electric, 12 lakeside, and 12 non-reservable). Each campsite is provided with a picnic table, trash bag, fire ring, and bench. Check out time for all campsites is 3:00 p.m. Loop D-
Completed in 2002, this "BIG RIG FRIENDLY" loop contains 20 larger campsites for use by self-contained camping units only. A self-contained camping unit is defined as "A camping unit that contains at a minimum a water storage facility and toilet facility that discharges to a liquid waste holding tank that is an integral part of the unit or to a sewage disposal system." Each site has 50 amp electric service and water hook-ups. Sixteen sites are reservable (includes 9 pull through with one being barrier-free) and 4 non-reservable (includes 1 pull-through). Barrier Free Sites-Six barrier-free campsites are available for use by disabled persons. These sites are reservable and have electric hookups, elevated fire rings/cooking grates, wheelchair accessible picnic tables, and hard surfacing. These six sites will be available for use by people without disabilities only after all other sites are filled. The last two sites may be subject to a one-night stay if a disabled person makes a request by noon of the next day. The last site must then be vacated by 3:00 p.m.From Augusta go 1 mile east on US HWY 12 then left onto CTH CF 5 miles to this 383 acre park. The park is approximately 30 miles from Eau Claire.

 

Harstad Park and Campground-overlooks the Eau Claire River, giving this 43 acre park many scenic views. This park is for those who enjoy the quietness of nature, with no electricity or running water. The park offers facilities to accommodate the family or large group gatherings including a large reservable open shelter and ball field. Because of its access to the Eau Claire River, fishing and canoeing are favorite pastimes for many park visitors.The campground is for use by registered campers and their guests. The campground includes 27 campsites, playground equipment, picnic tables, fire rings, firewood, pit toilets, and a hand pump for drinking water. There are nightly and weekly camping rates. The maximum length of stay on a campsite is fourteen nights.This is a self-registering campground. Registration forms and instructions are located near the entrance of the campground. Registration must be completed within 30 minutes of occupying a campsite.
From Augusta take US HWY 12 west 2 miles and turn right onto CTH AF for 3 miles to CTH HHH then 0.25 miles to the park entrance


Lake Altoona County Park- is located on the south shore of Lake Altoona, just a few miles from downtown Eau Claire. The park's boat landing provides easy access to the 840 acre lake. Facilities include a clubhouse and shelter for family or business gatherings, a large beach area, changing facilities, cooking grills, sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and a playground. There are no lifeguards on duty, swimming will be done at your own risk
Take US HWY 53 north, exit at River Prairie Drive (Exit #89) and turn right (east), turn right at yield sign onto 10th Street West, turn left onto Lake Road, then left onto Park Road and left again onto Beach Road to the park entrance. Watch for signs


Lake Eau Claire County Park is located on South Shore Drive CTH SD on the west end of Lake Eau Claire approximately five miles north of Augusta off Highway 27. The park has a clubhouse, five picnic shelters and a barbecue pit shelter all reservable and with electricity. There is a ball diamond, two volleyball courts, numerous horseshoe pits, and playground at the park. There are two mooring docks on the Lake Eau Claire channel with barrier-free fishing accessibility.The clubhouse is 40' x 100' with a large fireplace and can seat approximately 130 people with an additional 60 people in the attached screened-in porch. The porch can be reserved separately or in conjunction with the clubhouse.Lake Eau Claire - take STATE HWY 27 north of Augusta about 5 miles to CTH SD, turn right and go 0.25 miles to the park.


L.L. Phillips Park is a 76 acre area of outdoor education as well as recreation. Because of the park's diversity, including pine plantation, oxbow lake, Seven Mile Creek, stands of aspen, spruce, and oak, Phillips Park offers a fine educational experience. A nature trail of 1.2 miles in length meanders through the park offering a brochure-guided tour to nature lovers. Daily/annual vehicle entrance passes are required.Trout habitat development structures have been installed by Department of Natural Resources Fish Management personnel along Seven Mile Creek within the park to enhance fishing opportunities.A picnic shelter, picnic tables, pit toilets, and a hand pump for drinking water are available.Take US HWY 53 north of Eau Claire to CTH Q, turn right and proceed onto CTH QQ approximately 5 miles to the park.

Lowes Creek County Park is a 250 acre park located just a couple miles south of Eau Claire off S. Lowes Creek Road in the town of Washington. Lowes Creek, a trout stream which flows through the park, is spanned with a bridge giving hiking and skiing access to both sides of the creek. In addition to fishing, the park has approximately 5 miles of fitness/hiking and ski trails which are also open for mountain biking. Winter snowshoe/pet walking trails are groomed to separate these recreation uses from ski trails. A picnic shelter and pit toilets are located adjacent to the parking lot. Daily/annual vehicle entrance passes are required.Take US HWY 93 south of Eau Claire to Golf Road, turn right, go 1.5 miles to S. Lowes Creek Road, turn left and proceed 1.5 miles to the park entrance.

 

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Eau Claire County Park and Forestry Dept.
227 1st St West
Altoona, Wi
715-839-4738

 

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