Schmeeckle Reserve/ Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame

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Information: 715-346-4992

Visitor center open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., year-round. Call ahead for holiday hours. Trails are open sunrise to sunset daily.

Schmeeckle Reserve is a natural area on the campus of UW-Stevens Point. Explore this 280-acre conservancy area with 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and a large diversity of habitats that support numerous wildlife species. The Reserve is managed to protect and restore natural communities of central Wisconsin, serve as an outdoor classroom for learning, and provide outdoor recreation opportunities. It is open to the public and serves as a unique gathering place for the community and university. 

Open year-round, the Schmeeckle Reserve Visitor Center is your starting point for exploring the natural area. Staff are available to provide information about the Reserve, the Green Circle Trail, the university, and Portage County outdoor activities. The Browse Shop sells unique natural gifts and books. The Land of Wealth Museum tells the history conservation in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame celebrates the many people who have made a significant contribution to Wisconsin's environmental legacy.

  • Free Admission
    • Yes
  • Features
    • On Water
  • Snowshoeing
    • Yes
  • Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type
    • Flat
    • Open
    • Wooded
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Trail Length (miles)
    • 5
  • Natural Attractions Type
    • Parks, Forests, Trails
    • Scenic Vistas

Nearby Places

Special Olympics Summer Games 6/06/2019 - 6/08/2019 Stevens Point - 1.03 miles away
Walk Wisconsin-Walking Marathon 6/01/2019 Stevens Point - 1.65 miles away
Portage County June Dairy Brunch on the Farm 6/15/2019 Amherst Junction - 13.58 miles away
Wisconsin Rapids Kiwanis Summer Youth Outdoors Day 6/01/2019 Wisconsin Rapids - 15.22 miles away
Shakespeare in the State Parks: Romeo & Juliet 6/15/2019 - 8/04/2019 Waupaca - 22.58 miles away
Tri-County Threshermen's Show 6/14/2019 - 6/16/2019 Plainfield - 22.91 miles away
Historic Point Basse Pioneer Festival 6/08/2019 - 6/09/2019 Nekoosa - 23.15 miles away
Chain Skiers Water Ski Shows 6/15/2019 - 8/10/2019 King - 24.99 miles away