Irvine Park

Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin

New Band Shell Memorial Benches

Irvine Park is currently replacing the band shell seats with new park benches. The Band Shell, designed in the 19th century Romantic tradition and erected in 1924, stands as a memorial to " Our Soldiers and Sailors". This popular site is used for summertime concerts and weddings. Benches can be donated for a memorial, business, or family. For more information regarding this please email us at info@wbwusa.com.

Activities

 

• Basketball Courts     • Picnic Grounds

• Volleyball Court        • Hiking Trails

• Tennis Courts           • Fountain/Splash Pad

• Horseshoe Pits         • Skateboard Park

History


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Chippewa Falls businessman William Irvine, his firm, Chippewa Lumber and Boom Company, and L.C. Stanley established Irvine Park in 1906 through a generous donation of 165 acres of land.

Since then, the size of Irvine Park has grown to 318 acres and is a recreational resource for the citizens of Chippewa Falls. Take a shorts walk through Irvine Park, and you will find many locations and areas rich with history --

•     The Band Shell, designed in the 19th century Romantic tradition and erected in 1924, stand as a memorial to " Our Soldiers and Sailors". This popular site is used for summertime concerts and weddings.

•     The historical Irvine Park Main Pavilion, built in 1908, is a great alternative for your reunions or large group gatherings. The Pavilion and accommodate approximately 180-200 people for your events and comes with the use of the kitchenette behind in pavilion.

•     The Sun Valley Schoolhouse, built in 1903, and the Log Cabin, over 100 years old, are fine examples of our fine heritage. These sites are open to the public on Sundays in the summer from 1:00-5:00pm.

•     The Rumbly Bridge was erected in 1907 over Duncan Creek near the parks back entrance. The Rumbly Bridge is possibly the only remaining metal truss in Wisconsin specifically designed as an ornamental Park Bridge.

As you walk through the park, there is history at every turn. Take time to explore and appreciate this beautiful park.

Irvine Park Zoo & Petting Zoo

Wildlife is abundant here at Irvine Park Zoo. We house birds, mammals, and even a couple of reptiles from around the globe. Our picturesque duck pond has been treasured for generations. We are especially proud of our newer exhibits that house the Big Cats and the American Black Bears. Watch them take a splash in their ponds and run through there waterfalls.

Petting Zoo

Our petting zoo has with a variety of friendly farm animals from bunnies to pigs and goats. Kids are invited to explore the Petting Zoo and learn about the animals through touch and play.

 

Current Animals:

 • Bison

 • Black Bears

 • Capuchin

 • Coatimundi

 • Cougar

 • Elk

 • Fox

 • Porcupine

 • Lemur

 • Tiger

 • Various Birds

 • Iguana

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