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Where can you bike without dodging cars?

Explore the Eau Claire area with pedal power. You can enjoy all or parts of a 70-mile interconnected trail system that weaves along rivers, wooded bluffs, farmland, prairies, and towns. Keep your eyes open and you might see a bald eagle or osprey. Dinner and beverages will taste even sweeter after spending the day on your bike.

Area Bike Trails

Enjoy the natural beauty of the Chippewa Valley anywhere along the miles and miles of trails that stretch along The Chippewa and Red Cedar Rivers, wooded bluffs, marshes, prairie and farmland. Get more information and maps on the Chippewa River and Red Cedar State Trail, the Old Abe State Trail and the Altoona Trail.


After a long day of biking, you'll find wonderful lodging available for a great nights rest. The Best Western Trail Lodge is located just steps away from the Chippewa River Trail and numerous other hotels are within riding distance. 


Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese is a short distance from the Chippewa River State Trail. Stop by for lunch before or after experiencing the trails of the Chippewa Valley!