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Grab the 'shoes and leave some snowy tracks

Guettinger Woods & Wildlife Area

This little-known Eau Claire County Park has been called a “hidden gem.” You’ll find it about seven miles southwest of Eau Claire in the town of Brunswick. The 123 acres are open for snowshoeing, hiking, and wildlife watching, although…

Sandberg Road off Highway 37
Eau Claire

 (715) 839-4783

Lowes Creek County Park

Just minutes south of Eau Claire, experience 250 acres of cross-country ski, snowshoe, and pet walking bliss. The two-way trail system separates skiers from snowshoers, and has many loops and shortcuts giving you a wide selection of route…

S. Lowes Creek Rd.
Eau Claire
 (715) 839-4738

Tower Ridge

Don’t let the mounds of snow keep you from exercising; Tower Ridge is a great place to enjoy the snow and workout. There are hilly and flat groomed trails for all levels. There are about 3 kilometers of lighted trails and a warming…

955 S82 Ave.
Eau Claire
 (715) 839-4738