Big Eau Pleine

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Big Eau Pleine County Park is 1,600 acres of second-growth mixed hardwoods forming a two-mile peninsula thrust deep into the waters of the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir. The park itself is loaded with nature and exudes a very serene aura.

Local Info

Twelve miles of developed multi-use trail

Food & Drink

S & S Cafe - Main St. Mosinee
Two's Company Restaurant & Lounge - Main St., Mosinee
Lin's Garden Chinese Cuisine - Main St., Mosinee

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Lin's Garden Fresh, quick, and casual dining. Inexpensive and comprehensive menu. Closed Monday
117 Main St, Mosinee WI — (715) 693-8899
Arby's Chocolate Turnovers are AMAZING!
Culver's The guy with the sick mustache is my roomie. So be jealous!
Carmelo's Italian Restaurant Say hi to Jane the super bartender
3607 N Mountain Rd, Wausau WI — (715) 845-5570
Texas Roadhouse Be ready to have carry out because eating the peanuts and bread makes you very full before your food comes!
Becca's Cafe 2014 Daily Herald Readers Choice: Best Sandwich/Wrap/Panini
Olive Garden Steak Gorgonzola Alfredo...OMG! Amazing! Request Jesse as your waiter, best Waiter in Wausau
El Mezcal This place is amazing i eat here almost once a week if not twice
Wausau Mine Company Great cheese fries! Also, try the mexican food!
3904 Stewart Ave, Wausau WI — (715) 845-7304
Sam's Pizza The pizza is always good here.
Vino Latte Happy hour 4-7 buy one get one glass of wine! Great food great service!
3309 Terrace Court, Wausau WI — (715) 849-9787
Sconni's Alehouse & Eatery great atmosphere and good food!
Chang Garden The Island roll is amazing! Sweet spicy and with a bit of a crunch
4215 Barbican Ave, Weston WI — (715) 359-1720
Noodles & Company Pad Thai. Parmesan Crusted Chicken. Yum. That's all I have to say. Oh, and they have wine on the menu too. How convenient!
1800 Stewart Ave, Wausau WI — (715) 845-5554
Panera Bread You Pick 2 is the way to go
1700 Stewart Ave, Wausau WI — (715) 261-2217
Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken Chicken pot pies.
2412 Grand Ave, Wausau WI — (715) 845-7206
Shanghai Grill Sushi here is great, and i was raised in california where good sushi is on every corner, i was so glad when a good place opened here.
Sam's Pizza of Wausau Never under estimate the power of the tiny square piece.
111 Elm St, Wausau WI — (715) 842-3165
Chang Garden You can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Try something new on the menu that you've never had before!
102 Jefferson St, Wausau WI — (715) 841-1728

Camping & Lodging

Big Eau Pleine County Park operates two seperate campgrounds with a total of 106 sites.

SOUTH UNIT: 60 sites; 24 with electricity; 36 without electricity, 2 vault restrooms, dumpster, recycling station, water pump.

WEST UNIT: West Unit Campground, 46 sites, all 46 sites have electricity; 2 water pumps, 2 vault restrooms, campsites with view of water.

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Visiting Tips

Late summer through winter.

Other Activities

Swimming beach at West Unit w/ changing rooms, open grassy area, horseshoe pits, playground equipment. Horseback riding on multi-use trails, 18 hole disc golf course located near west unit. Three boat landings, two at south unit, one at west unit.
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