• 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: $3 trail fee for adults
    $1 trail fee for children (15 and under)

    NATURE CENTER

    The Wise Nature Center is your starting point for exploring the reserve.

    April - November
    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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    Celebrate the Stars

    Yuri’s Night April 12th is a celebrations of all things space. The Children’s Museum will be with their inflatable planetarium and lots of hands on activities, followed by public viewing (if skies are clear).

    Missed this event? Free Public viewing Saturdays May - October.

    Visit cvastro.org for the latest.

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    Hop to it at Frog Fest

    Learn about the species of frogs that call Beaver Creek Reserve Home.

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    Celebrate Earth Day

    Beaver Creek Reserve is proud to support a variety of festivities in the new Chippewa Valley Sustainability Fair.

    This week-long celebration includes a STEAM Fair and much more.

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    Go Native!

    Shop our largest fundraising event for a huge selection of native plants, grasses and herbs Saturday, May 12th.

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    Get Crafty

    Dye a Silk Scarf, Make a Garden Chime, or Learn about Growing Herbs.

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    Hit The Trails

    Winter won’t last forever. As the spring days get warmer, it is time to get outside. Hit the trails and shake off those winter blues.

    Want to find the perfect hike?

    Check out our Interactive Kiosk at the Wise Nature Center.

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.

Let’s get social!

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The Beaver Creek Reserve holds its annual Native Plant Sale May 12.read more
Did you miss the Native Plant Sale? Feel like maybe you could have bought a few more plants? Good News! There are still quite a few plants left. Shop during our normal business hours at the Wise Nature Center 9 am - 4 pm Mon-Sat. or 12 - 4 pm Sunday. View This Post