• 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: $5 admission for adults
    $3 for children (Age 15 and under, no charge for children under age 2)

    NATURE CENTER

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

    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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    Make Your Own Snowshoes

    HOURS:

    Dec. 7-8 or Jan. 4-5.

    Love the outdoors? Know someone who does? This is the perfect class! Make a traditional pair of wooden snowshoes. With proper maintenance these will become a family heirloom!

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    Hit the Trails!

    When the snow flies it is time to hit the trails. Beaver Creek offers snowshoe and cross-country ski rentals on property.

    Contact for Trail Conditions

    Take the Kids Birding

    HOURS:

    Tuesday, December 31 from 9:00 – 11:30 am

    Join our New Year’s Bird Count for kids on Tuesday, December 31 from 9:00 – 11:30 am. Two age groups 4-7 and 8-12, learn about birds, using binoculars, identifying birds and much more! Kids should be accompanied by an adult.

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    Snowshoe by Candlelight

    HOURS:

    January 10 & February 7, 6:00 and 7:30 pm.

    Looking for a romantic date night? What about a fun family experience or a girl’s night for fitness and fun? Well the Candlelight Snowshoe hike can be all of these and more! Bring your own snowshoes or rent some of ours.

    Frosty Folic

    We have taken the best of our outdoor recreation options and rolled them into one day! Snowshoeing 1&2K’s, cross-country skiing instruction, dogsledding, warm camp fires, hot chocolate, bird banding demo, and many more activities!

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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.