Chippewa River State Trail

Photo Courtesy of Joshua Mayer
Photo Courtesy of Joshua Mayer
View Website Favorite (8) 330 Riverfront Terr - Eau Claire, WI 54701
Information: 715-831-2345
Toll Free: 888-523-3866


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This 30-mile trail extends from Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers and travels south along the Chippewa River through a wide variety of habitat including river bottoms, prairies, sandstone bluffs and wetlands. The trail joins the Red Cedar State Trail in the Dunnville Wildlife Area near the confluence of the Red Cedar and Chippewa Rivers and ends at the town of Durand.The Chippewa River State Trail is part of the Chippewa Valley Trail System. When completed, the trail system will feature an 80-mile network of trail stretching from Cornell, through Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire to Durand and Menomonie. 

  • Features
    • On Water
    • Disabled Access
  • Surface Type
    • Asphalt
    • Crushed Rock
  • Trails
    • Yes
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 26

Nearby Places

Eau Claire Jazz Festival 4/24/2020 - 4/25/2020 Eau Claire - 0.39 miles away
Eau Claire Jazz Festival 4/24/2020 - 4/25/2020 Eau Claire - 0.47 miles away
MidWest WeirdFest 3/06/2020 - 3/08/2020 Eau Claire - 0.51 miles away
Eau Claire Marathon 5/02/2020 - 5/03/2020 Eau Claire - 0.86 miles away
Blue Ox Music Festival 6/11/2020 - 6/13/2020 Eau Claire - 4.21 miles away
The Whitesidewalls 3/27/2020 Chippewa Falls - 9.05 miles away
Summer Shandy Release Party 2/28/2020 Chippewa Falls - 10.28 miles away
Buffalo Beer Run 5/09/2020 Osseo - 21.59 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • A recycling program is in place
  • The introduction and spread of invasive species prevented through education and actions
  • Leave No Trace principles are promoted
  • Shoreline restoration projects protect and enhance the park