• 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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    All Things Birds

    Spring is the perfect time of year for seasoned or beginning birders. We have many programs from an Unusual Bird Photography presentation to Bird Banding 101 and the Owl Prowl.

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    Go Native

    Learn about Natural Lawn Alternatives, Invasive Plants for Herbal Uses, join the Citizen Science Center for a Purple Loosestrife Bio Control training, or shop our Native Plant Sale, Saturday, May 9th.

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    See the Stars

    Celebrate Yuri’s Night on April 17, learn to use a telescope, or take in a free public observatory program at Hobbs Observatory.

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    Hop to It

    Frog Fest is a popular program for all ages. Join our naturalist to learn to identify our frog and toad species, then (weather dependent) head outdoors to try to identify species by ear!

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    Programs for Little Nature Lovers

    Introducing a new series for the littlest nature lovers: Nature Tots. Help your child learn about the natural world at beaver Creek! Beaver Creek Reserve is also partnering with Lily Pad Lab for a series of Acorn Adventures.

    Enjoy Some Art

    The Chippewa Valley Water Color Artists Annual Exhibit and Sale runs March 4 – April 1. Entrance rates do apply.

    Save the Planet

    Beaver Creek Reserve is once again holding the Earth Week Challenge from April 18-26th and celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

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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.