• EXPLORE, EXPERIENCE & LEARN AT BEAVER CREEK RESERVE

    With more than 400 acres of diverse habitat including upland woods, river bottom forests, wetlands, and savannah areas, Beaver Creek Reserve is home to a multitude of flora and fauna. Our nature reserve is bordered by the Eau Claire River and two trout streams that run through the property.

    Explore the rich, natural diversity of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley at Beaver Creek Reserve.

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    Extraordinary discoveries every day!

    Extraordinary discoveries every day!

  • HOURS & FEES

    RESERVE FEES

    Members of Beaver Creek: Free
    Nonmember: $3 trail fee for adults
    $1 trail fee for children (15 and under)

    NATURE CENTER

    The Wise Nature Center is your starting point for exploring the reserve.

    April - November
    Mon- Sat: 9:00 am-4:00 pm
    Sun: Noon-4:00 pm
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    OBSERVATORY

    Imagine the moon, planets, and galaxies appearing larger and brighter than when seen by the naked eye!

    Open on clear Saturday nights: May - October
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    BUTTERFLY HOUSE

    Walk among and interact with a variety of Wisconsin's native butterflies in their natural environment.

    Open Jul 5 - Sep 4
    Mon - Sat: 11:00 am-3:00 pm and Sun: Noon-3:00 pm
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  • NAVIGATE YOUR WAY AROUND OUR NATURE RESERVE

    Enjoy several miles of scenic hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country ski trails.


  • SEE WHAT OUR NATURE RESERVE HAS TO OFFER

    Take advantage of all that our Wisconsin nature reserve has to offer. Enjoy the many different events and activities each season brings.

    Beaver Creek Reserve
    S1 County Road K
    Fall Creek, WI 54742

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  • RENT OUR FACILITY FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT

    Get the whole crew together to celebrate a milestone at Beaver Creek Reserve. Whether you stay for an afternoon or overnight, the nature reserve has tons of stuff for all ages.

    Contact us to plan your next:

    • Field Trip
    • Business or Group Meeting
    • Corporate or Private Retreat
    • Day or Overnight Camp
    • Group Tours or Equipment Rentals
    • Wedding or Banquet
    Get together to celebrate a milestone!

    Get together to celebrate a milestone!

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WAYS TO ENJOY BEAVER CREEK IN

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    Hit The Trails

    Go For A Bird Hike

    Every week new species return to BCR or pass through on their way home.  Hit the trails, watch our feeders and check out our yearly arrivals report in the nature center.  Also look for birding programs this spring!

    Explore

    Take A Photo

    2018 Photo Contest

    Hitting the trails at BCR or anywhere in the Upper Great Lakes Region?  Grab you camera and then submit it to our amateur photo contest.  You could win prizes or even be selected for inclusion in the 2018 Nature Photo Calendar.

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    Get Your Garden Growing

    Native Plant Sale!

    Our Annual Native Plant sale is our largest fundraiser of the year.  A team of master gardeners grow more than 3,000 native plants, grasses and herbs from seed in our greenhouse.  Native plants are hearty to our zone and require little maintenance once established.  Shop our sale Saturday, May 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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    Tiffany Train Ride

    Ride The Train

    The popular Tiffany Bottoms Train Ride is back this spring.  Join a group of experts to discover this beautiful nature area and learn about flora and fauna.

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    Hit The Trails

    Get Kids In Nature

    Whether you are hitting the trails, playing on the nature nooks, or taking a stroll on the storybook hiking trail there are plenty of options to keep kids entertained. Still looking for more ideas? Check out our program: Keeping Kids Entertained on the trail.

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SEASONAL FEATURES

Find more things to do throughout the year.

Get involved

At Beaver Creek Reserve, we Connect People with Nature. Through involvement with our organization, youth and families take part in numerous activities that expose them the vast natural world around us. Check the links below to learn more about how you and your family can become involved at the reserve.

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