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Chippewa River Trail

Eau Claire, WI
+1 888-523-3866
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Pleasant trail with few amenities.

Today, we biked round trip between Phoenix Park in Eau Claire and Tarrant Park in Durand. The 100... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Great trail, lack of directions and maps.

There was alot of fun views on the trail and the people on the trail were nice and said hi as you... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
John T
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Eau Claire, WI
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Today, we biked round trip between Phoenix Park in Eau Claire and Tarrant Park in Durand. The 100% asphalt trail is in good to very good shape. By very good I mean the asphalt is relatively smooth, disrupted by cracks. The trail near Eau Claire...More

Thank AmosRedux
Reviewed 25 June 2017

There was alot of fun views on the trail and the people on the trail were nice and said hi as you walked by. However the lack of signs on the trail was confusing and the side trails had no maps so you had no...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Just biked this trail today with plans of biking from Altoona to Caryville and back. This stretch of trail (once outside of Eau Claire) is in bad shape. There's a lot of weeds growing through the multiple cracks in the asphalt and actually a few...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Peaceful trail by the river. Lots of access points downtown. Signage could be improved. Wish I had my bicycle with me because the trail is wide and nicely paved.

Thank 309deb
Reviewed 15 May 2017

At this site for the Go Paint Chippewa Valley, This trail winds you through nature in abundance. Over bridges and through the woods. A beautiful Trail.

Thank C S H B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This trail ia a combo of city and scenic. Plenty of places to rest or refresh. Trail is well taken care of.

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This was the home of a lost family member, and the site of her final wishes. We've been back several times, and it's been a powerful experience. Between the beauty of nature, and the personal nature of our connection here, it's hard to not be...More

Thank Sky L
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful trail in any season to run( or walk). The river scenery constantly changes with the seasons. Wildlife is frequently spotted. Oh, and it goes by some great coffee shops! In summers you may see some tube floaters going by. Just a great natural resource...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016

I lived in Eau Claire for a year, and going out to hike on this trail was one of my favorite things to do. I love all the nature that involves the city, and the trail can give you a very good taste of it.

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The Chippewa River Trail is a great attraction to the Eau Claire area for bikers of all levels. Most of the CRT is nicely paved. The section from Eau Claire to Durand does have some areas that need work but a road bike can still...More

Thank Ben L
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