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: $3 trail fee for adults
$1 trail fee for children (15 and under)
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
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
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS
September 22 | 1 until 5:00 pm
A Walk in the Woods Looking for MushroomsMORE INFORMATION
September 24 | 6 until 7:15 pm
Gentle YogaMORE INFORMATION
September 29 | 9 until 4:00 pm
Beaver Creek Play DayMORE INFORMATION
October 15 | 6 until 7:15 pm
Gentle YogaMORE INFORMATION
WAYS TO ENJOY BEAVER CREEK IN
- Celebrate the Chippewa River…
- Star Gaze!
- Join the Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz
- Visit the Butterfly House
- Have a PLAY DAY!
- Butterfly Festival
Celebrate the Chippewa River…And all the great recreation opportunities it provides. Come to the Celebrate the Chippewa River event at Family Fest in Downtown on June 30th for guided river tours, bank fishing, and many other fun activities all throughout downtown. FREE! More Information
Hobbs Observatory is open for public viewing on clear Saturday nights May – October, as volunteers are available. The third Saturday of the month, join the CVAS for the Hobbs Observatory Astronomical Series. Topics vary. See our calendar for dates and more information.
Join the Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz
Bird nesting season is here! Come join us for a Breeding Bird Atlas Blitz as we spend the morning searching Beaver Creek to record as many breeding birds as possible.
Visit the Butterfly House
Monday – Saturday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and Sunday: 12:00 – 3:00 pm
Included in the cost of admission to Beaver Creek Reserve.
Have a PLAY DAY!Come out to Beaver Creek Reserve for a FREE, fun, family-friendly event geared to families with toddlers, pre-schoolers and early elementary-aged children, although all ages are welcome. There will be yoga, guided nature hikes and much more. This event is possible thanks to funding from Nordson Corporation.
Butterfly FestivalFace painting, crafts, games, activities, caterpillar lab tours, butterfly house tours, ice cream sundaes and much, much more! Sunday, August 5th 12:00 - 3:30 pm. Advanced tickets recommended. Get Tickets Now!
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.