Free Disabled Veteran Passes:
Parks & Forest Dept is offering FREE entrance passes to Eau Claire County parks for certain Disabled Veterans and Prisoners of War.  To apply for a free pass, print the required Free Disabled Veteran Entrance Pass Application, complete and present it to the Veterans' Service Office in the courthouse with the required documentation.  Incomplete forms or missing documentation will not be accepted.

Internet Camping Reservation System
To make camping reservations online, please visit We charge a $2.00 convenience fee for each item purchased on the Internet.  You can also purchase Winter and Recreation passes on this site.
Please call us for more information or questions:  (715) -839-4783

Vehicle Entrance Passes Information
Vehicle entrance passes are required year round at a number of Eau Claire County recreation areas including all county parks, Evergreen Ski Trail, boat landings, and from April 1 to December 1 at Tower Ridge Disc Golf course. A separate vehicle pass is required at Tower Ridge during the winter season (December 1 thru March 31) - $6/daily; $60/annual.

Vehicles parking in areas where fees are charged need to have either a daily or an annual pass. Daily Passes may be purchased onsite for $3 and annual passes onsite or at the administrative office for $25. Additional vehicle passes for multiple vehicles registered to the same household are available at a reduced rate of $10 at the administrative office. Reservation holders for clubhouses and picnic shelters at county parks are given passes for their guests attending events. Call the office for more information (715) 839-4783

Winter Combination Pass - For an additional $15 those individuals that only engage in winter activities for the period of December 1 thru March 31, the combo pass allows entrance to Tower Ridge, Lowes Creek and Coon Fork Parks, as well as the Evergreen Ski Trail for the winter season only. The pass is NOT VALID April 1 thru November 30.

All passes may be purchased via the internet using a debit or credit card. Go to and select pass and permits.