Why Eau Claire County?

What Eau Claire County is Known For…

College town

College town



water sports

Water Sports



Welcome to Eau Claire County.

Located at the junction of the Chippewa and Eau Claire Rivers, the city of Eau Claire (French for "clear water") has activities for city goers and nature lovers alike. There are an abundance of shops, museums, restaurants and coffee nooks as well as plenty of nature parks. Whether you are just looking to take a nice walk by the river or do some fishing our mountain biking there is a park for you in Eau Claire. Several interesting local museums explore the varied Indian heritage and extensive bike trails along the Eau Claire and Chippewa Rivers offer breathtaking views to both walkers and cyclists in summer and snowmobilers in winter. If you are looking for a show, make sure to check out the Ski Sprites waterski show that happens weekly during the summer!  Eau Claire is an ideal home base for day trips to surrounding communities!