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When you attend UW-Eau克莱尔, you join a vibrant community beyond the boundaries of campus. With a population of around 70,000, 欧克莱尔 celebrates a thriving music and arts scene, miles of waterways and walking trails, an ever-expanding list of unique 餐厅 and much more.

从大学校园, you’re within walking distance of two popular shopping districts with coffee shops, 艺术画廊, live music and parks. Movie theaters, athletic clubs and performing arts venues also provide plenty to do and see nearby. Take a look around and see what this city has in store for you!

Pablo Center at night

欧克莱尔 ranked No. 2 'Most Livable College Town' in U.S.

2021年8月, the city of 欧克莱尔 was ranked nationally as the second "Most Livable College Towns," according to the financial technology firm SmartAsset. The ranking was based on a number of factors, including 欧克莱尔's favorable commute times, concentration of 餐厅 and entertainment and average household income. 


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Discover what lies beyond the UW-Eau克莱尔 campus

Biker crossing the river on the bridge at Phoenix Park

欧克莱尔 Bike Trails

Set down the books and get outside! 欧克莱尔 is home to hundreds of miles of biking and walking trails for you to enjoy throughout the seasons.

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欧克莱尔 Jazz Fest

The 欧克莱尔 Jazz Festival is an annual event that combines educational opportunities for jazz students and exciting entertainment for the entire community.

Tune in to the sounds of 欧克莱尔
A display of veggies at the 欧克莱尔 Farmers Market

欧克莱尔 Farmers Market

Just a short walk from campus in the beautifully renovated Phoenix Park district, the Farmers Market is one of 欧克莱尔's finest. With local vendors selling fresh vegetables, flowers and foods, you’ll be sure to get a taste of the community feel.

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Things to do in 欧克莱尔

There's always something to do here! From visiting the Pablo Center to horseback riding and everything in between, there's no shortage of things to do!

Explore 欧克莱尔

欧克莱尔 reminded me of my hometown; I instantly fell in love with how interactive, positive and engaging the community is.

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We're closer than you might think

欧克莱尔 is only a short drive away from many Wisconsin and Minnesota cities! 

  • 拉克罗斯 - 1 hour and 40 minutes
  • 双城 - 1 hour and 35 minutes
  • 德卢斯 - 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • 绿湾 - 3小时
  • 麦迪逊 - 2 hours and 50 minutes 
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