Welcome the Chippewa River
For those who will be biking or rollerblading on the trail, please remember to get your state
trail pass before you go on the state part of the trail. You can buy them at the bike shops in Eau Claire or use the self
registration box at Short Street. There is also a registration station at Tarrant Park in Durand. For a complete list of businesses
selling passes, check the trail information web page. Walkers and runners are not required to have passes to use any of the
There are restroom facilities located near the trail in Eau Claire, Hwy 85 Rest
Area, Caryville, Meridean, Durand, Downsville and Menomonie. Drinking water fountains are provided at Caryville as well as
in Eau Claire and in Durand.
If using the trail, please be cautious west of Caryville due to possible hunting
in the area. Hunting is only allowed from Caryville to the west towards Durand and in the Dunnville Wildlife Area. Check with
the DNR about what type of hunting is allowed and if any regulations apply to the area.
**Please note the parking signs
along Short Street by the trail entrance. Vehicles should be parked at least 100 feet away from the trail for safety reasons.