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.


9 miles of mountain bike singletrack and 12 miles of multi-use trail. Multi-use trail is primarily used by horseback riders. Reservoir water levels can fluctuate significantly and when low about 10 miles of beachfront is available for fat bike exploring.

Main trail head is the north parking lot (winter lot) across from the entrance ranger station (A-frame building).

Food and 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 Ride: Local Favorites

Lin's Garden Fresh, quick, and casual dining. Inexpensive and comprehensive menu. Closed Monday
117 Main St, Mosinee WI — (715) 693-8899
Stage Stop Nice people, Fast service and good prices. It just tastes like everything is premade and bought from Sysco.
450 Orbiting Dr, Mosinee WI — (715) 693-1661
Arby's Chocolate Turnovers are AMAZING!
Green Mill Restaurant and Bar Old farts here boringgggggg
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.
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 & Co. 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
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.
Vino Latte Happy hour 4-7 buy one get one glass of wine! Great food great service!
700 Grand Ave, Wausau WI — (715) 849-9787
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 and 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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