• 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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THINGS TO DO AT BCR

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    Support Native Plants

    Shop our Native Plant Sale! The online store opens Wednesday, May 1 and closes May 8. Order pick up is Friday, May 10 & Saturday, May 11.

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    Watch Birds Migrate

    Watch as birds begin their spring migration! Sit by the feeders outside the Nature Center or watch from the Scheels Discovery Room. Don't forget your binoculars!

    Save the Planet

    Sign up for our Earth Day, Every Day programs throughout the month of April! Gift cards will be raffled off after each program. 

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    All Things Birds

    Spring is the perfect time of year for seasoned or beginning birders. Join us for Bird School May 2-4! Registration closes April 10.

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    Programs for Little Nature Lovers

    Meant for children ages 3-5 plus an adult, this monthly program leads children through a variety of interactive activities that allows them to begin to explore the outdoors! Join us once a month on Tuesdays from 10 AM-11 AM as we will have a new seasonal topic to uncover!

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    Earth Extravaganza & Thrift Sale

    Come celebrate Earth Day with us! Join us on April 20 from 10 AM-3 PM for our Bird Bander's Nature Thrift Sale, a self-guided hike, build bluebird houses, and end the day with a sweet earth Day-themed treat. Register

    See What's Blooming

    Sping is here! Explore our trails to see the natural beauty this season has to offer as spring wildflowers begin to bloom.

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.