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Best trails in Eau Claire

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Looking for a great trail near Eau Claire, Wisconsin? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Chippewa Moraine State Recreation Area or Hoffman Hills State Recreation Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lowes Creek County Park or Northwest Community Park. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Eau Claire ranging from 6.1 to 38.7 miles and from 721 to 980 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Eau Claire
Top trails (5)
#1 - Lowes Creek Trails
Lowes Creek County Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 31 m
#2 - Northwest Community Park Loop
Northwest Community Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
#3 - Chippewa River State Trail
Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Length: 38.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
A state maintained, paved trail from Durand to south of Chippewa Falls. Accessibility: This asphalt and concrete trail is estimated to typically be 6 feet wide. The slope is moderately steep in one section and is otherwise mostly gentle, estimated grade ranges from 0-7%. The moderately steep section is at the 30.6 mile mark in Eau Claire heading north on the sidewalk along North Dewey Street. There may not be ADA-compliant car parking at either end of the trail.Show more
#4 - Putnam Trail
Putnam Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 34 m
#5 - County Park to Eau Claire River Trail
LL Phillips County Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 49 m