Welcome to Schmeeckle Reserve

UW-Stevens Point's natural campus


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.

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Schmeeckle Reserve's free public nature programs run through December. Click here to see the full schedule.

Schmeeckle is now tobacco-free, part of UW-Stevens Point's new tobacco-free policy. Smoking and tobacco products are prohibited on all Schmeeckle trails, parking lots, shelters, and buildings. Click here for more info...
Trail Hours:
Sunrise to Sunset

Visitor Center hours:
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Contact Info:
2419 North Point Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

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