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Irvine Park

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There is so much to see & do at this park. Easy to spend the whole afternoon exploring! Really need... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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Christmas lights tour

It never dissapoints! Always a beautiful park and family experience. Very busy on a Saturday at 6... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gregory B
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Bridgewater Avenue, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is so much to see & do at this park. Easy to spend the whole afternoon exploring! Really need to go with someone who knows the park your first visit because there is so much to see. Old school, cabin, cave, trails everywhere. Plarygrounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cynthiamE8108YC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It never dissapoints! Always a beautiful park and family experience. Very busy on a Saturday at 6. But such a great night.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gregory B
Reviewed December 17, 2018

What a wonderful park available for all to visit. With the community led Christmas decorations, to the animal displays, to the pavilions, and the great park features, on the upper and lower levels, this is a spot that needs visiting. The Chippewa community has provided...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Irene S
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to go to see wonderful community Christmas Lights. The rest of the year Irvine park is a great place for picnics, playing, walking and seeing the animals. This is a special place that we always bring visitors to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mom_loves_travel715
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Irvine Park is a great part of our community. My family visits numerous times throughout the year. Either to play on the playgrounds, visit the animals in the zoo or wander through the Christmas Village to view the lights. There are many great picnic spots...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank nathank61
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

We drove through the park on recommendation. What a beautiful park. Wish we had time to hike. Cute free zoo with a black bear we could have watched for hours! It’s a small zoo, but they have some unusual animals, and Elk and Bison roaming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seekye1st
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Park.....beautiful remodel....love this park ..... A great place for the family to picnic and enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kesseak
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We went thru this zoo every day. We were staying on Glen Loch lake which is very near. Loved the outdoor enclosure for the bison, elk and others it was nice to see how much room they have to roam in. There is also the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nannygoat2014
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We went here after touring and tasting beers at Leinenkugel's and having lunch because we needed to stretch our legs and burn off some of that tasty beer. We parked in a lot further into the park, but right by the bison. Being from Chicago,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Kevin M
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

I wish we had something like this by our home! The park is so peaceful, lots of nice walking trails and the zoo is a nice plus. Animals look healthy and cared for.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cknowlton86
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Kristin D
August 2, 2016|
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Response from 210robertar | Reviewed this property |
The old cave that was used to store soda and beer is located on the old bear den road. It has always been available to enter. That park road is sometimes only available for walkers or bikers during the day. It is a short... More
May 29, 2016|
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Response from Lady1122 | Reviewed this property |
The closing time is 8:00 pm. It is posted around the park and there are gates in strategic places where they close the park. I was there today and the new Welcome Center was not open yet. Saying mid-June. But the... More
May 7, 2016|
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Response from Dipper1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the park is open and you can have dogs as long as they are on a leash and you clean up after them. They don't allow them in the animal buildings as it may upset the animals.
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Seattle, WA
Irvine park with train? (2 Replies)
I lived in CA over 10 years ago and I seem to remember there being a park with a train that you could ride. I believe the park was in Irvine, but I could be wrong. My son LOVES trains and I would like to take him to ride the train on our upcoming trip. Does anyone have information for me? Thanks in advance.
February 18, 2007|
Response frompartyofour|
It's Irvine Regional Park in the city of Orange. The train is called the Irvine Park Railroad - it's open daily from 10a-4p - cost is $4 per person - 12 months and younger are free. Check out the website (google Irvine Park Railroad) they sometimes offer buy one ticket get one free for the train. coupons. There are also pony rides Tue-Sun from 11a-4p - my kids love the ponies, smaller kids ride walking ponies that you guide around a small trail, older kids can ride trotting ponies - also...More