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Carson Park

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Address: 1040 Forest St, Eau Claire, WI 54703-3013
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Fun for the family

So much goes on in Carson Park. There are the Express baseball games, other baseball fields for churches and other teams to play on, fishing, several picnic locations, playground... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Eau Claire
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Eau Claire
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

So much goes on in Carson Park. There are the Express baseball games, other baseball fields for churches and other teams to play on, fishing, several picnic locations, playground equipment, the Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum as well as the Chippewa Valley Museum, Places to walk, interesting trees which are labeled with it's species, 4th of July events, and much,... More 

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great community park. Football, Baseball (Hank Aaron played here), 4th of July fireworks, train rides in the summer, logging camp as well as the Chippewa Valley Museum. Check with the Visitors Bureau for a full list of activities. And how about a nice picnic in the pines overlooking half moon lake.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lots of strolling potential - marsh, pond, wooded, and all accessible by car, bike or foot. A lovely baseball/football venue. A local museum (with a genuine vintage soda fountain, yes please!) And a cool small-gauge railroad, operated by enthusiastic afficionados, in the warmer months. Playgrounds and picnic areas. All delightful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It a very nice place to sit.take u children. Great place for birthday parties. Awesome place to hang out.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Largest park in the city. Good fishing, two playgrounds, nice museum with ice cream parlor, Football and Baseball fields, and train rides in the summer. Lots of wonderful spots for picnics as well. The park can be quite busy during the summer.

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is a huge park, with a lot of things to do. It has a playground for children with two big slides. a baseball field, tennis courts, you also can get on the lake waters with a canoe or kayak. In top of everything you can find here even a museum.

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wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Carson Park is a historical park in the Chippewa Valley. Filled with age old trees, Half Moon Lake, Train Rides, Fabulous Playground, Huge Picnic Areas, Minor League Baseball Field, Hank Aaron Bust, Football and Softball Fields, Paul Bunyan Camp, Chippewa Valley Museum, Horse Shoe Area and much more. It is often the site of many Community Races/Runs/Festival in the Pines,etc.... More 

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Thank Barbles
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

There are MANY things to do in Carson Park... see a semi-pro baseball game, play tennis, badminton, basketball, canoe, kayak, take a nature hike, visit a railroad display, tour a historical museum, have a picnic, RELAX... You name it, Carson Park has it... all in the heart of a major metropolitan area with 150,000 people...

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Thank Jon Q P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My kids love Carson. Fishing, walking, nice play grounds. Always some animal running around to watch. The ball park and museums are there too so you can make an entire day out of it!

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Eau Claire WI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Recently did the ECU Charity Classic 10k this Saturday & views were amazing of Half Moon Lake during the run. Yes, there are hills on the run, but you don't seem to notice during the run. The fragrance of the pines were amazing as I passed the ball field.

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