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Chippewa River State Trail

Wisconsin State Park System

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A vehicle admission sticker is required to visit state park system properties. Stickers can be purchased online or at individual properties via drive-up window service, electronic sales kiosks or self-registration stations.

A state trail pass is required on certain trails. State trail passes can be purchased at individual properties via drive-up window service, electronic sales kiosks or self-registration stations.

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Hours


Open 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. year-round.

Directions


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Admission


A state trail pass is required for bicycling and in-line skating.

Volunteer


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This 30-mile trail extends from Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, at the confluence of the Eau Claire and Chippewa rivers and travels south along the Chippewa River through a wide variety of habitat including river bottoms, prairies, sandstone bluffs and wetlands. The trail joins the Red Cedar State Trail in the Dunnville Wildlife Area near the confluence of the Red Cedar and Chippewa Rivers and ends at the town of Durand.