Passes & Permits
Welcome to Eau Claire County Parks Reservations System! Please begin by selecting the Category you are interested in.

Daily Vehicle Permit

This $5 permit allows holder to use all Parks & Forest fee areas for the day stated on pass except for the Tower Ridge Recreation Area December 1 thru March 30 of each year.

Annual Vehicle Entrance Pass

Annual vehicle entrance pass is good at all county parks and recreation areas except NOT at Tower Ridge during the winter season from December 1 thru March 31. All annual passes expire December 31, regardless of when purchased. Initial passes are $30 with additional passes for vehicles registered to the same address $10. Call the Parks & Forest Office for more information at (715) 839-4783.

Tower Ridge Winter Recreation Pass

Pass is valid for the period of December 1 thru March 31 at the Tower Ridge Recreation Area. Does not include entrance to Lowes Creek, Evergreen, or Coon Fork Ski Areas. Daily passes are $6 per vehicle; winter season passes are $60 with additional passes for vehicles registered to the same address $40. Call the Parks & Forest Office for more information at (715) 839-4783.

County Forest Camping Permit

This $10 permit is for camping in the Eau Claire County Forest for a maximum of 14 nights .

Violation notice payment

Only $50 violation notice fees are payable through this site. Payments can also be made in person at the Eau Claire County Parks & Forest Dept, 227 1st Street West, Altoona WI 54720 or through the mail.

Special designation

Special designation