Schmeeckle Reserve

A community nature area at UW-Stevens Point


Schmeeckle Reserve is a 280-acre conservancy area on the campus of UW-Stevens Point, set aside to protect natural communities of central Wisconsin. It is open to the public and serves as a unique gathering place for the community and university. Explore 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and a large diversity of habitats that support numerous wildlife species. View a map to get started!

The Reserve is managed by the College of Natural Resources to protect and restore ecosystems, serve as an outdoor classroom for learning, and provide outdoor recreation opportunities.

Preserve & Restore
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Support the Green Circle Trailhead project planned for 2020! Click here for info

What's going on at the lake? View updates about the Lake Forest Habitat Restoration project.

Trail Hours:
Sunrise to sunset
No pets allowed

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

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

Trail Map


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