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Lake Eau Claire County Park

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. 

Lake Eau Claire County Park is approximately five miles north of Augusta off Highway 27 located on South Shore Drive (CTH SD) on the west end of Lake Eau Claire .

The park well equipped with a clubhouse, six picnic shelters and a barbecue pit shelter. All the facilities are reservable and with electricity.  There is also a ball diamond, two volleyball courts, numerous horseshoe pits, and playground at the park.  The park has two mooring docks on the Lake Eau Claire channel with barrier-free fishing accessibility. 

The season of the park begins on May 15 and ends October 15. Reservations are booked strictly on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please contact park authority to arrange your next reservation.

Restrictions:

  • Smoking is not allowed inside or within 25 feet of the clubhouse or porch. 
  • The use of sidewalk chalk is not allowed in the park. 
  • Pets are not allowed in the park
Contacts and directions available at the end of the page.

Eau Calire Lakes

The Eau Claire Chain of Lakes is made up of 11 connected spring fed, clear water lakes, surrounded by an abundant forest of large pine and hardwood trees.

Putum park at Lake Eau Claire County Park, WI

Wisconsin outdoors and nature photography.

These lakes make up the headwaters of the Eau Claire River, which flows into the St. Croix River at Gordon, WI.  The three larger lakes, Upper Eau Claire, Middle Eau Claire and the Lower Eau Claire, act as the focal point, with 8 smaller spring fed lakes, linked and feeding into them.

There are several large parks in the city, notably Putnam Park, which follows the course of Putnam Creek and Little Niagara Creek east from the UWEC campus, and Carson Park.

Another important park is Owen Park, along the Chippewa River, home to a large band shell where open air concerts are held throughout the summer. Eau Claire is at the head of the Chippewa River Trail, a biking and recreation trail that follows the lower course of the Chippewa River.

The Eau Claire Dog Park (otherwise known as the Off Leash Recreation Area) is a facility where people may responsibly exercise their dogs without leashes.

Clubhouse, five picnic shelters, ball diamond, volleyball courts, playground, flotation dock with barrier free fishing access, snowmobiling, picnicking, swimming, canoeing, boating, water skiing, fishing, playground, drinking water, pit toilets, 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.

Winding through Owen Park and along the Chippewa River is the Eau Claire Bike Trail. This wide, paved path is excellent for bicycling, rollerblading, pushing a stroller or a leisurely walk. This path connects with over 20 miles of bicycle trails south of Eau Claire and interconnects our neighborhood giving us unparalleled bicycle access!

For more info of Eau Claire Chain of Lakes please visit: http://www.eauclairelakes.com/

The Dells of Eau Claire:

The Dells of Eau Claire are located on the Eau Claire River, just east of Wausau in Marathon County and about 15 miles east of Wausau which operates the campground, trails, and swim beach.

Dells of Eau Claire River, WIWithin Dells of the Eau Claire County Park, Marathon County protects a scenic, ancient rock stratum, hiking through pine, oak, and birch forests, narrow rocky gorge and waterfalls where geologic processes have resulted in an unusual tilting of bedrock. The water current through the dells has been strong enough to produce a series of potholes, formed by the grinding action of swirling sand and gravel. Time Life says "Wisconsin Dells is an example of heaven on earth" in the book Dream Destinations: 100 of the World's Best Vacations.

This 190 acre park along the Eau Claire River Plus, new waterpark rides, a sweet new golf course, attractions, culinary delights, shopping finds and campgrounds. Cross the Eau Claire River and look for the signs on the right indicating the campgrounds. Come soak up the sun and water park fun – meaning hundreds of waterslides, tons of attractions, themed lodging choices, tasty restaurants, and boutique shopping. As for nature, the Dells is located along a meandering stretch of the Wisconsin River, with scenery unlike anything else in the world as only Wisconsin Dells can deliver.

Firewood is available for sale on site. Visitors will see amazing rock formations surrounded by cascading water and unusual plants.

The High Bridge downstream from the Dells of Eau Claire enables hikers to make a loop through rich fern woods along both sides of the river. The forest's dark "fairyland" nature contrasts with rocky dells open to the sky overhead. The high ground is covered in pine. Even a short section of the Ice Age Trail passes through the Dells of Eau Claire. The entire trail network can be accessed directly from the campground.

For more info of Dells Attraction, Visitor & Convention Bureau please visit: http://wisdells.com/

Location and Direction:

Located at 5 miles north of Augusta, Hwy 53 N. to Hwy 12 E. Left on Co. V. Left on Hwy 27. Hwy 27 to CTH SD. About 5 miles to CTH SD, turn right and go 0.25 miles to the park.

Contact:

Lake Eau Claire County Park
Park Ranger
Tom Mayer - Park Ranger
E19230 County Road SD.
Augusta, WI  54722  ·   
Phone: (715) 286-2681
Website: http://www.co.eau-claire.wi.us/.. (For Park Reservation and fees)