TOWN OF UNION DAY TRIP
Take a day trip to the western part of Eau Claire by visiting the Town of Union! Discover the pleasantries of small-town living in this beautiful town by building your day trip itinerary to the Town of Union by taking a look at some of our highlighted places below.
Start your day off with an early tee time! The Town of Union boasts two absolutely beautiful golf courses in the same location that offer you great golfing experiences Wild Ridge and Mill Run. The beautiful countryside views of the Chippewa Valley are unmatched as well as the fish fry they serve at Wild Ridge! After you work up an appetite after your 18 holes, kick back with a happy hour. Wild Ridge offers unlimited soup, salad and breadsticks from $7.95 from 11AM-2PM Monday-Friday. Sounds like a dream if you ask us!
Speaking of dreams, the views you will find at the Town of Union Conservancy will make you feel like you are sitting upon a cloud. The hiking trails will bring you up and down hills that will lead you to an underrated and very incredible view of the Chippewa River. Rain, snow, or shine, what you'll see here will make you want to come back here each season with your pals. If you're visiting in the winter, bring your snowshoes and if you have horses, you can even bring them along too! Several trails at the Conservancy are used for horseback riding as well. A trip here will have you enjoying and appreciating the simple things in life.
Calling all country music lovers! You MUST plan a trip for this one-of-a-kind country music festival in Town of Union. Country Jam USA takes place each year in July and consistently is the summer party that everyone does not want to miss. Plus, you never even have to leave the fairgrounds! The festival offers campsites for visitors that just want to keep the party going. The next dates to mark on your calendar are July 15-17, 2021. Headliners at the 2021 festival will include Morgan Wallen, Chris Young, and Jon Pardi. Can we get a "YeeHAW"!
The music festivals in Town of Union don't stop there. Then, you also have Blue Ox Music Festival! Scheduled to take place next on August 19-21, 2021, Blue Ox is the music festival for the bluegrass and folksy music fans. It takes place each year at the Whispering Pines Campground, and like Country Jam, offers camping options too. It's nothing but good music and good vibes here that you'll want to get tickets for.
Silver Mine Hill
In 1969, Silver Mine Hill was opened as a 70-meter jump as home to the Eau Claire Ski Club, The Flying Eagles. Eau Claire has a rich heritage of ski jumping and this site is home to the Silver Mine Ski Jump Invitational each year. The event brings spectators from all around the United States and is truly a spectacular event! Although the hill is mainly used as a winter attraction, it is a beautiful location for a spring, summer, or autumn hike and picnic! A must-see while you’re in the Eau Claire area, it is highly recommended that you take a gander at the grand Silver Mine Hill.