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Wonderful park for kids and grown ups

They renovated the park this year and the new playground equipment is so interesting and fun that... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Allison H
Gem Perfectly Set In The Center

Carson Park sits like an island, surrounded on 3 sides by the calm waters of Half Moon Lake. With... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Cynthia S
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1040 Forest St, Eau Claire, WI 54703-3013
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 August 2013 via mobile

There's so much to see and do at Carson Park--and a person can choose from indoor or outdoor activities, or solo or group activities! The Chippewa Valley Museum is awesome, and so is the lumberjack museum--fun for both kids and adults. Catch a ball game...More

4  Thank fox4cefive
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Carson Park is an island very close to town.There are paved trails that would be easy for wheelchairs and strollers. ALso looked like a good playground for little ones. We prefer parks with natural trails and a greater connection to nature. ALthough the trees and...More

1  Thank thetruthwillsetyufre
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

They renovated the park this year and the new playground equipment is so interesting and fun that parents can be found playing alongside their kids on the jungle gyms. Big trees, lots of picnic spots, access to the bike trails, and the well-attended ball fields...More

Thank Allison H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Carson Park sits like an island, surrounded on 3 sides by the calm waters of Half Moon Lake. With Cathedral-like tall pines, and a road that meanders around and through the woodland park, leading to the Chippewa Valley Museum, Paul Bunyan and the Lumber Museum,...More

Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Attended the Walk Out of Darkness event. The park is very well cared for. Bathrooms are clean. Very large play structure available for children. Nice walking paths with other activities available. This would be a great spot for a break to a busy day.

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The ball park is historical. You can take in a baseball game in a quaint stadium or a football game with great seating. If you like local history, Paul Bunyon Park is excellent.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The playground equipment was recently replaced and they turned it into a really incredible park. There are play pieces for all ages and even some that are handicap accessible.

Thank andrewe42018
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This public park--no entry fee--is outstanding and just updated. I actually visited it in November, when it was still undergoing an overhaul, and it's really outstanding now. There are all kinds of fun pieces of play equipment--zipline, slides, musical toys, a merry-go-round that is actually...More

Thank JSSAmber
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Steps away from the bikepath near the Mayo Clinic is Carson Park. There's a small lake full of bass and panfish. There's a mini-beach. There are many places to post up a picnic and swat mosquitos while luring close the local wildlife.

Thank CR D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this park two years ago and thought it was loads of fun; however, the new equipment added makes this park more fun than ever.

Thank AnnKirby
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great park with a lot of activities. If you looking for something as simple as a walk Carson has you covered. It has a great playground for my daughter, you can catch a baseball game and Halfmoon lake is not a bad little paddle for...More

Thank Chas W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Took the kids to play on the new playground and I don't know who had more fun the kids or the teenagers. Something for everyone there.

Thank csmith156581
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6 June 2015|
Response from Juliaallen002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes even during Calivers game, not so much Express games! Park has several walking trails too! Enjoy