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MAIN DAY USE, WI

Photo: MAIN DAY USE
Status: Open through Wed Dec 31 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Main Day Use Are at Eau Galle Lake offers many family-friendly outdoor activities including fishing, boating and hiking, in the lush Wisconsin woodlands.

Natural Features:

Eau Galle Lake is a 150-acre impoundment surrounded by densely wooded hills and bluffs. Its waters are fed by the 35-mile Eau Galle River, shaded with scenic mixed hardwoods.

Recreation:

In summer, the lake is a popular place for canoe, kayak and other non-gasoline powered boating. Fishermen cast their reels year-round for a chance to catch largemouth bass, crappies, blue gills and sunfish.

Facilities:

Amenities include flush toilets, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, a large sandy swimming beach, boat ramp, and a fishing dock.

Nearby Attractions:

Crystal Cave, Wisconsin's longest cave, is approximately 1 mile southwest of Spring Valley, WI. A series of steps and ramps allow visitors to descend over 70 ft. among stalagmites and rippling flowstone.
Spring Valley Golf Course is nearby.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Boat Ramp
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Dock
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground
  • Ranger Station
  • Scenic Overlooks
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Firewood restrictions are in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and disease; click here for more information
  • Lake is open to non-gasoline-powered boats only
  • No pets or glass bottles in beach area
  • Getting There:

    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    44.85944, -92.24444
    44°51'34"N, 92°14'40"W

    From Minneapolis/St. Paul, take I-94 east to Exit 24. Take County Road B south approximately 6 miles and follow the highway signs to the park.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    MAIN DAY USE
    W501 EAU GALLE DAM RD
    SPRING VALLEY WI 54767-0190

    Phone Number:

    Information: (715)778-5562