Elk Creek Bottoms Bluff View
Elk Creek Trail Along Bluff
Elk Creek Lower Chippewa River
Alternative View at Elk Creek Bottoms Bluff
Elk Creek Bottoms Bluff View Elk Creek Trail Along Bluff Elk Creek Lower Chippewa River Alternative View at Elk Creek Bottoms Bluff

Elk Creek Bottoms Preserve Permanently Protected

Jun 12, 2023

Featured Uses:

Birdwatching, Hiking, Canoe/Kayak Access, Fishing, Hunting

Trails:

Elk Creek Bottoms has a variety of trails that begin at the parking lot and loop throughout the property. Trails on this property feature views of the confluence of the Chippewa River and Elk Creek.

On-site signage for the trails is upcoming in 2024. Please view and download the PDF below of the Elk Creek Bottoms trails system.

Trails are mowed and maintained, but in the summer, keep an eye out for poison ivy and check for ticks.

Location/Access Directions:

Approximately 5 miles west from Eau Claire off 960th street. 

Two small parking locations are available along 960th. 

Site Detail Map:

Map Link

Ownership/Management:

Landmark Conservancy

History of the Property:

From 1971 to 2022, The Midwest Institute of Scandinavian Culture owned this land. Learn about the history of the land on their website below.