They may no longer be serving cheese curds and cotton candy, but the rides are not completely gone when the carnival leaves town. The walk-in entrance to the grounds across from Irvine Park provides a perfect path to safely walk to the top of a…
It’s a crazy drainage ditch on the southeastern side of Lake Menomonie that leads out onto the lake. It might be a lot of fun, but definitively watch out for the lake ice.
Wolske Bay Rd. 724
On the east side of the fairgrounds, there’s a hill that the water tower sits on, ominously looming over the site. Volunteers have recently spend a lot of time clearing brush, stumps, and debris from the hill, then setting up erosion…
Irvine Park has provided a ton of fun opportunities for people of the Chippewa Valley, but many do not realize the awesome potential for its sledding hills. Venture to Flag Hill once we have gotten a decent amount of snow, and then walk to the edge…
Look to the left going down Pumphouse Road hill, descending from the East Hill of Chippewa Falls, and you’ll find winter bliss waiting. A hill for all ages and skill levels, this place is wide open, with little to no risk of hitting any trees…
Right next to the Forrest Hill Cemetery (on Huebsch Boulevard) on the East Side Hill, the slope is small and gentle with no major obstacles (just the thing for weak-hearted novices). In recent years, its easy accessibility has made it a favorite…
822 Emery Street
49-acre park located on Dell's Pond with access off either Madison Street or Birch Street. This park offers a boat landing and dock, 2 picnic pavilions, 2 lighted sand volleyball courts, and an 9-hole disc golf course. Mt. Simon Park is also home to…
100 Addison Ave.
9.9 Acres. Basketball hoop, parking lot, play equipment, recreational field, shelter, sliding hill, toilet facilities, and grass volleyball court.
4433 Oakwood Hills Pkwy
On Eau Claire’s north side, the behemoth Pinehurst Hill stands as the mother of all sledding hills. This formidable giant was a downhill ski run with a towrope throughout the early 70s. Be careful: if you don’t brake or turn, you’ll end up in a…
3523 Delbert Road
5.5 Acres. Hockey rink (boarded), ice skating, nature trails, parking lot, recreational field, scenic views, shelter, BMX bike park/pump track, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, sledding/tubing hill, and toilet facilities.
3523 Delbert Road