Welcome the Chippewa River State Trail
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 state trails.
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.
Restrooms are now closed for the season.
They will be back open in the spring.
the Chippewa River State Trail, trail passes are required for people who bike or in-line skate. Walkers, runners and skiers
are free to use the trail without passes. No passes are required on the trails within Eau Claire, Lake Hallie, or in Pepin
County / Durand.