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  • 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
    VIEW OBSERVATORY TIMES

    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

    VIEW DRIVING DIRECTIONS
  • 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!

    VIEW OUR FACILITIES

WAYS TO ENJOY BEAVER CREEK IN

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    Spread Your Wings!

    The Butterfly House is a summer bucket list to-do staple! Species change throughout the summer, so visit often! The hotter the day, the more active they are!

    Hit Up the Ballpark!

    Thursday, July 18 is a special Nonprofit Night at the Eau Claire Express Game at Carson Park. The Triple Play Partners will be splitting the proceeds of certain ticket sales using the code tripleplay2019. One game, to support three great local organizations!

    Get Tickets!

    Butterfly Fest

    Sunday, August 4th from 12-4 pm Beaver Creek will be aflutter with programs, tours of the butterfly house and lab, face painting, and more.

    Get Advances Tickets Now!

    Wish Smokey a Happy Birthday!

    Come out to Beaver Creek Reserve on Friday, August 9th to help us celebrate Smokey the Bear’s 75th Birthday. Fire safety demonstrations, prizes, cake and a special appearance by the guest of honor! FREE

    Forage in the Forest

    This summer we have two programs for foragers one on Summer Wild Edibles and One on Looking for Mushrooms.

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    Star Gazing and Neil’s Night

    Clear Saturday Night now through October, the CVAS offers free public observing starting at about an hour after sunset. Join them on Saturday, July 20th for Neil’s Night, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing.

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.

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