Eau Claire County Parks & Forest Department maintains seven parks:

Hunting is NOT allowed in county parks.  Day-use parks are open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day.  Coon Fork and Harstad offer campgrounds. Dogs are allowed ONLY at Coon Fork, Harstad and Lowes Creek Parks but MUST be leashed at all times.  For more information on each specific park, click on the link below.

Big Falls County Park

Coon Fork County Park

Harstad County Park

Lake Altoona Park

Lake Eau Claire Park

L.L. Phillips County Park

Lowes Creek County Park

Vehicle Entrance Passes Information
Vehicle entrance passes are required year round at a number of Eau Claire County recreation areas including all county parks, Evergreen Ski Trail, boat landings, and from April 1 to December 1 at Tower Ridge Disc Golf course. 

Vehicles parking in areas where fees are charged need to have either a daily or an annual pass. Daily Passes may be purchased onsite for $5 and annual passes onsite, at the administrative office for $30, or at www.eccountyparks.com..  Additional vehicle passes for multiple vehicles registered to the same household are available at a reduced rate of $10 at the administrative office. Reservation holders for clubhouses and picnic shelters at county parks are given passes for their guests attending events.

A separate vehicle pass is required at Tower Ridge during the winter season (December 1 thru March 31) - $6/daily; $60/annual.