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Cross-Country Skiing

Local trails made for those long skinny skis

Beaver Creek Reserve

A few minutes in your car and you can spend an entire afternoon in the quiet beauty of the woods. Beaver Creek Reserve has a number of wooded, groomed trails for snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Rental equipment is available there, as…

S1 Cty Hwy K
Fall Creek

 beavercreekreserve.org
 (715) 877-2212

Blue Hills

If you don’t mind a short drive (about an hour and a half from Eau Claire), check out the Blue Hills winter sports area, named for the blue-tinted forested hillsides when seen through the mist. There are tons of super sweet trails to…

Between Rusk County and Rice Lake
Bruce

Carson Park

One of the more historical parks in the Upper Midwest. Carson Park in Eau Claire contains three major attractions, the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp, the Chippewa Valley Museum, along with Eau Claire's baseball stadium. The Eau Claire Express…

101 Carson Park Dr
Eau Claire

 enjoyeauclaire.com
 (715) 839-5039

City Wells Area

Located on the east side of Riverview Dr.. About 3 miles of flat trails across from Riverview Park. A good course for beginners.

Riverview Dr.
Eau Claire

 (715) 839-5032

Coon Fork Ski Trail

Located on Coon Fork Lake County Park, this trail is most suitable for beginner to imtermediate skiers, and offers level areas and rolling hills. It has a total length of 3.2 miles. Only diagonal striding is available as the trails are not…

County Highway CF
Augusta

 eauclaire-info.com
 (715) 839-4783

Fairfax Park

Fairfax Park is a 75-acre park located on the south side of Eau Claire, with accommodations including a baseball field, two Little League fields and walking trails. It can be accessed from either Golf Road or Fairfax Street. And, being the…

4200 Fairfax St.
Eau Claire

 (715) 839-1680

Hickory Ridge - Cross Country Skiing

This cross-country ski trail winds 14.2 kilometers through the quiet and scenic northern hardwood forest. There are three challenging loops with lots of hills and steep grades. Entire trail is groomed from both classical and skating style…

Bob Lake Road/225th Ave.
Chippewa Falls

 co.chippewa.wi.us
 (715) 726-7880

Irvine Park Trail

Easy difficulty. Woods trails above the zoo area double as ski trails. Loop back down and visit the zoo afterwards. Trails also go past Glen Loch Lake. Trails can also be accessed from small parking lot on Cty Rd S or on the parking lot…

Bridgewater Ave.
Chippewa Falls

 chippewafalls-wi.gov
 (715) 723-0051

Lake Wissota State Park

Several trail options go through woods, meadows, lowlands, marshes, and Lake Wissota's shoreline. Many double as ski trails. Bikes are permitted on all but 3 trails. One-mile Beaver Meadow nature trail loop for families with small children.…

18127 County Hwy 0
Chippewa Falls

 dnr.wi.gov
 (715) 382-4574