Open every Sunday from 12PM to 5PM,
Memorial Day through Labor Day, also open on July 4.


Adults - $3.00

2 years to 12 yeas of age - $2.00

Children under 2 - Free

The Chippewa Valley Railroad (CVRR) offers rides in/on wooden 1880 passenger style coaches pulled by coal fired, steam locomotives. Chippewa Valley Railroad Association offers train rides on their mini train replica during the summer months through a scenic woods by half-moon lake. Experience a 1/4 size working railroad featuring coal fired steam locomotives, a diesel locomotive, and wooden 1880 style passenger coaches, streamline passenger coaches, a gondola car and one caboose. Depot, passenger waiting canopy, round house, turntable, switch yard and the oldest interlocking tower in the state.
With upgraded track, the Chippewa Valley Railroad offers a genuine railroad experience. Two of the railroad's three engines run on coal, and the 1880s-style cars and vintage train station are home to suspender-clad conductors wearing pin-striped engineer's hats. For more information, call the Chippewa Valley Railroad Association at (715) 831-0900 during hour of operation. or  email us

The Chippewa Valley Railroad Association's sole source of income is from ticket sales. We have repairs/replacements/upkeep that needs to be done on a regular basis (some of which are very expensive), and could use your help in the form of tax-deductible donations or bequests. Any donations would be made out to

Eau Claire Community Parks Association - Chippewa Valley Railroad
915 Menomonie Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703

(a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit donation)

Thank you.

Interested volunteers are welcome to join us! Meetings are held the first Tuesday of the month.
Call for meeting time and location. Memberships are available at the CVRR.

New members (18 or older) may elect to learn to drive a gas powered replica of an EMD F7 locomotive or one of the two steam powered locomotives