Equipment/Facility Rentals

Facilities and Equipment Rentals at BCR

Looking for a place for your next event? Consider Beaver Creek Reserve. Conveniently located just a few miles from Eau Clare, the picturesque setting and accommodations for groups of 5 to 120, make Beaver Creek the ideal location for any occasion.

Contact us to plan your next:

  • Field Trips
  • Business or Group Meeting
  • Corporate or Private Retreat
  • Day or Overnight Camp
  • Group Tours or Equipment Rentals
  • Wedding or Banquet

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Main lodge and cabins

  • The Main Lodge has a seating capacity for 150 people
  • Updated and fully equipped commercial kitchen
  • Large space can be used for meetings, weddings, banquets, crafting and more
  • Large stone wood-burning fireplace provides heat and ambience
  • Handicap accessible restrooms

Note: Renting the Main Lodge requires the rental of at least one cabin. $300 minimum rental fee

Cabin rentals

Our five rustic, sleeper cabins each accommodate up to 20 people. Cabin rentals include access to the Main Lodge, water, and recently renovated shower house.

Cedar Lodge

  • Accommodates up to 32 people
  • Central space for group activities
  • Recently remodeled kitchen and dining area
  • Two dorms (each sleep 15) and two private bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms with showers
  • Outdoor fire ring (a minimum fee of $150 is required for overnight use)

Tenting area

Our spacious tenting area can accommodate up to 12, 4-person tents and features its own fire ring. 
For an additional fee, campers can reserve the Main Lodge and a cabin (based on availability) in case of inclement weather.

Citizen Science Center

  • Accommodates up to 40 people
  • Wi-Fi access available throughout building
  • Classroom with projector and whiteboard
  • Attached kitchenette


Learn more about research projects conducted by our Citizen Science Center staff.

Hobbs Observatory

  • Accommodates groups of 50-100 please
  • Attached counter and cupboard area with small sink
  • Classroom setting with projector, screen and whiteboard
  • Wi-Fi access available throughout building


Interested in a private astronomy-related program for your group? Contact us for pricing, availability and topics.

Wise Nature Center

The Wise Nature Center is the hub of activity at Beaver Creek Reserve. There are three different meeting rooms that can be rented for meetings, parties, presentations and more. Take a break and hit the trails, or ask about our unique team building ideas.

  • Accommodates up to 160 people.
  • Wi-Fi access is available throughout the building.
  • The Savannah Room accommodates up to 40 people and is equipped with a projection screen and a whiteboard.
  • A minimum fee of $100 is required for day use.
  • A minimum fee of $50 is required for half day use.
  • The Woodland Room can serve as both a meeting and dining space, holding up to 70 people. It’s located adjacent to the Nature Center’s kitchen and also comes with a projection screen and whiteboard. In addition, the Woodland Room provides groups with direct access to BCR Trails.
  • The Auditorium can comfortably seat up to 160 people. It has a main stage area and is outfitted with a microphone and projection system.
  • The nature center will remain open to the public during regular business hours.

Equipment and rental add-ons

During your day or overnight visit to Beaver Creek Reserve a variety of equipment is available to rent. Please contact us for pricing and availability.

  • Canoes (only available for overnight camp rentals)
  • Kayaks (only available for overnight camp rentals)
  • Cross-Country Skis (Seasonally and as trail conditions permit)
  • Snowshoes (Seasonally and as trail conditions permit)
  • Naturalist Programming
  • Observatory Program
  • Projector Rental