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
- Hit the Trails!
- Participate in Christmas Bird Count
- Make Your Own Snowshoes
- Snowshoe by Candlelight
- Learn to Ski or Snowshoe
- Identify Wintering Birds
- Look For Animal Tracks
Hit the Trails!
When the snow flies it is time to hit the trails! Beaver Creek offers both snowshoe and cross-country ski rentals. Stay updated on trail conditions below.Trail Conditions
Participate in Christmas Bird Count
December 15, 16 20, 30 and January 2
Participate in Audubon's Christmas Bird Count, the nation's longest-running community science bird project. Join us from 6:30 AM – around noon.Register now
Make Your Own Snowshoes
January 6-7, February 3-4
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! Registration closes December 23, 2023 for the January class, and January 20, 2024 for the February class.Register now
Snowshoe by Candlelight
Looking for a romantic date night? What about a fun family experience or a friend's night out? Join us on Jan 12, 2024 or Feb 9, 2024 (21+) for this year's Candlelight Snowshoe Hikes! Bring your own snowshoes or rent some of ours.Register now
Learn to Ski or Snowshoe
Once the snow falls they become the perfect place to snowshoe or cross country ski for first-time learners or experienced pros! Interested in learning, but now sure how? Sign up for our intro classes.Register now
Identify Wintering Birds
Learn more about our feathered friends and how to identify them, then practice your skills by setting up a bird feeder at home for wintering birds or check out ours behind the Wise Nature Center.
Look For Animal Tracks
Fresh snow on the ground makes an excellent environment for identifying animal tracks. Get the family together and learn to identify what’s walking around your yard to crossing our trails.
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.