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.
Trails remain open dawn to dusk daily. The visitor center is closed until further notice. A portable toilet is available
in the visitor center parking lot.
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Outdoor Gear Rentals at Schmeeckle have resumed for pick-up and drop-off. Click here to learn more.
Watch Spring 2020 nature program videos created by UW-Stevens Point student naturalists.
How much power is our new
solar array generating? Click here to find out!
Green Circle Trailhead project is currently under construction.
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