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.LEARN MORE
HOURS & 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)
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
Imagine the moon, planets, and galaxies appearing larger and brighter than when seen by the naked eye!
Open on clear Saturday nights: May - October
VIEW OBSERVATORY TIMES
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
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 ReserveVIEW DRIVING DIRECTIONS
S1 County Road K
Fall Creek, WI 54742
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
THINGS TO DO AT BCR
- Tour the Butterfly House
- 75th Anniversary Celebration
- Butterfly Fest
- Summer Camps
- Go Kayaking
- See the Stars
- Enjoy Some Art
Tour the Butterfly House
The Butterfly House opens on July 5 and is open 7 days a week until September 4. Stop in to see all of your favorite Wisconsin native butterflies, caterpillars, and their host plants!Learn More
75th Anniversary Celebration
Come one, come all, come members, come friends, come visitors alike! Join us for our 75th Anniversary celebration & Annual meeting on Saturday, Septmeber 10! We have a night filled with programs, live music, s'mores, and history! Not a member yet? Now’s the perfect time to join!Become a Member
Join us on August 7 to celebrate our Wisconsin butterflies at Butterfly Fest! Make butterfly crafts, tour the Butterfly House & Caterpillar Lab, and learn about our winged friends and their life cycles.Get Tickets!
Summer CampsUnplug and get outside this summer! Join us for our summer camps offered June-August. Registration for camps closes June 1, but give us a call to see if there are any spots available to sign up. Learn More
Explore the waterways of the Chippewa Valley by kayak this summer! Kayak rentals are $15 a day for members and $40 a day for non-members, available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Don’t forget to pick up a kayaking map from the front desk as well as car cushions for those without a roof rack.Learn More
See the Stars
Come to Hobbs Observatory every third Saturday this season for a monthly astronomical presentation. Night sky observing follows the program.
Enjoy Some Art
The Chippewa Valley Water Color Artists Annual Exhibit and Sale runs May-July at the Wise Nature Center. Entrance rates do apply.
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.