Experience

Guided Off-Site Tours w/Eau Claire Outdoors

Join Eau Claire Outdoors on an assortment of Off-Site Guided Tours over Blue Ox weekend!

*Limited space available

(Purchase links will be posted here and will direct you to Eau Claire Outdoors website to purchase your package. Tours will not be available for purchase on the Blue Ox Afton Ticket page.)

 

Tour 1: Canoe/Kayak/Paddle The Chippewa River – SOLD OUT

Thursday, June 27th (9AM – 2PM)

Price: $75/person (space limited to 20 people total)

 

Start your Blue Ox weekend right! Join Eau Claire Outdoors for a half-day guided canoe/kayak/paddleboard trip down the Chippewa River. All equipment needed is provided in the cost.

Shuttle will pick up at the Blue Ox grounds at 9AM. Launch will take place at Phoenix Park Downtown Eau Claire and will head west down the Chippewa River for a 3-4 hour paddle. The shuttle is expected to return to Blue Ox at approximately 2PM.

*Music in the festival bowl starts at 3:30PM

Tour 2: Plant Identification Hike – ALMOST SOLD OUT

PURCHASE PLANT ID HIKE TOUR HERE

Friday, June 28th (9AM – 12PM)

Price: $40/person (space limited to 20 people total)

 

Take a little break from the music and join Eau Claire Outdoors for a half-day guided medicinal and edible plant ID hike, guided by local herbalist, Kerri Kiernan (River Prairie Apothecary).

Shuttle will pick up at the Blue Ox grounds at 9AM and will drop off at the Union Conservancy for a gentle hike lasting 1-2 hours. During the hike, Kerri will identify medicinal and edible plants, and share knowledge on how you can identify them yourself and how you can use them in your day-to-day life. We will also discuss conservation efforts in this special, protected land and how you can help! The shuttle is expected to return to Blue Ox at approximately 12PM.

*Music in the festival bowl starts at 1:00PM

Tour 3: Shuttle to Float the Chippewa River – SOLD OUT

PURCHASE SHUTTLE PASS TO FLOAT THE RIVER HERE

Saturday, June 29th (9AM – 12PM)

Price: $25/person (space limited to 50 people total)

 

Long music-filled nights at the festival? Take a morning to relax in the water! Hop on Eau Claire Outdoor’s shuttle to Phoenix Park to partake in one of Eau Claire’s favorite summer pass times –floating the Chippewa River.

Shuttle will pick up at the Blue Ox grounds at 9AM and drop folks off in the Phoenix Park parking lot downtown. Participants will be picked up by the shuttle at the Hobbs Center Boat Landing and will drop you back off on the Blue Ox grounds at approximately 12PM.

River floats are available to rent or purchase at Eau Claire Outdoors. Inventory is limited. Rent your float ahead of time through Eau Claire Outdoors. Participants are welcome to bring their own floats as well.

*Music in the festival bowl starts at 1:00PM

 

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