Main Day Use Are at Eau Galle Lake offers many family-friendly outdoor activities including fishing, boating and hiking, in the lush Wisconsin woodlands.
Amenities include flush toilets, playgrounds, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, a large sandy swimming beach, boat ramp, and a fishing dock.
Day Use and Annual Passes can now be purchased through the automated fee machine located in the Spillway as you enter the Main Day Use Area. Machine is credit card only. Cash and Checks are no longer accepted on site.
All vehicles and motorcycles entering the Main Day Use Area must pay a $5.00 per vehicle fee at the park. USACE Annual passes ($40) and America the Beautiful Passes may be purchased at the park office or via the fee machine from April 1st to October 31st.
The reservoir is open to non-gasoline powered vessels only and is a no wake zone.
No pets or glass bottles in beach area
Campfires are not allowed within the Main Day Use Area.
Horses and other rideable livestock are not allowed within the Main Day Use Area.
Overnight camping is not allowed in the Main Day Use area, please use the Highland Ridge Campground at 2100 Dugan Road, Spring Valley, WI. 54767.
Fishing is not permitted within the swim perimeter.
Pets must always remain on a <6ft leash within the park.
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.
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.
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 Bass, Panfish, Pike, and Trout
W501 EAU GALLE DAM RD SPRING VALLEY WI 54767-0190
For campground inquiries, please call: 715-778-5562
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.