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Amusement & Fun

Amusement parks, gardens, water parks, tours, and more Chippewa Valley family fun.

Action City

Action City, attached to the Metropolis Resort, is a 55,000 square foot family fun center featuring popular arcade games and fun attractions. Action City has the largest indoor go-kart track in the Midwest, laser tag, a climbing wall, batting…

2402 Lorch Ave.
Eau Claire
 (715) 852-6000

Bullfrog Fish Farm

Open casually year-round, Bullfrog Fish Farm's hours are Friday-Sunday noon to 6pm. Visit the fish farm and catch your own fish (no license required) and watch as it is netted, cleaned, and iced. If fishing isn't your style, you can also pick…

N1321 Bullfrog Rd.
 (715) 664-8775

Bullfrog Fish Farm

Rent poles or bring your own, fish in the pond, and have your catch cleaned and packed on ice to take home for dinner. No license required; no catch limit.

N1321 566th St.
 (715) 664-8775

Cabin Ridge Rides - Holiday Tours

Offering wagon and sleigh rides through beautiful woodland scenery for groups of all sizes. Gatherings of 16 or more can enjoy bonfires, picnics, and meals in the woods. Two pavilions allow groups to sit around a bonfire to toast marshmallows…

4271 220th St
 (715) 723-9537

Carson Park Train Rides

Enjoy a scenic half mile minature steam- and gasoline-powered train ride located in Eau Claire's Carson Park, presented by the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association. Opens May 30th, and runs on Sundays throughout the summer from noon until…

Carson Park, Carson Park Dr.
Eau Claire m
 (715) 831-0900

Chaos Water Park

Looking for some family fun? Visit Chaos, the Valley's only indoor waterpark which features multiple slides, an activity pool, hot tub, lily pads, lazy river, and kiddie area. Visit online for admission and seasonal hours.

5150 Fairview Dr.
Eau Claire
 (715) 852-6000

Children’s Museum of Eau Claire

An interactive environment for kids and their grown-ups that inspires imagination, creativity, discovery and the love of learning. A favorite destination for families in the Chippewa Valley, the Children’s Museum offers non-traditional…

220 S. Barstow St.
Eau Claire
 (715) 832-KIDS

Sculpture Tour Eau Claire

Enjoy this outdoor, interactive, free exhibit of sculptures displayed nearly year-round, twenty-four hours a day. The sculptures are owned by the artists who created them and are loaned to Eau Claire’s exhibit for 48-50 weeks. Each May a…

Along Water St., North Barstow St., Phoenix Park, and the Mayo Clinic Health Systems campus in downtown
Eau Claire
 (715) 829-8188, (715) 552-3801

Tactical Escape 101

Kick your puzzle solving brain into gear, grab your friends, and put your skills to the test. Tactical Escape 101 is a locally owned and operated escape room brand.

Oakwood Mall (4800 Golf Rd)
Eau Claire
 (715) 418-0012