|Big Falls County Park|
Upstream from Altoona, just north of the village of Fall Creek, the river passes over a Waterfall known as Big Falls, which is the site of a County park. Eau Claire River serves in part as the southern boundary for the 1837 Treaty-ceded Territory, where the signatory Ojibwe Bands may hunt, fish and gather to maintain their cultural livelihood. Big Falls County Park is owned by Eau Claire County and located within the 52,000-acre Eau Claire County
The sand pit is within and mostly surrounded by county forest land that is managed for multi-purpose forestry, watershed protection and recreation use. Big Falls County Park and swimming area is located 1/2 mile to the northwest. In addition, Natural Heritage Inventory (NHI) lists Big Falls rapids on Eau Claire River as a rare natural community.
Big Falls Park- located on CTH “K” and CTH “Q”, Town of Seymour has 6-unit campground, open year round, picnic area, tables and grills, vaulted toilets, swing sets - play area, volleyball (bring your own ball), fire pit, hiking trail along the Jump River/falls area, Hunting, Fishing, canoeing, Trapping and a hand pump for drinking water.
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