Schmeeckle Reserve gift shop
Schmeeckle Reserve gift shop

Gift Shop

The Schmeeckle gift shop, located inside the visitor center, offers a wide selection of gifts for outdoor enthusiasts. You’ll find books, clothing, hats, candles, greeting cards, puppets, games, and other unique products perfect for the nature lover at heart. All purchases directly support our student employees, trail maintenance, and habitat restoration.

Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.

COVID-19 Update: The Schmeeckle gift shop has now reopened! Face coverings are required for non-vaccinated guests. They are optional for those who have been vaccinated.

Store hours:

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 3 p.m.


Clothing

We carry t-shirts, sweatshirts, fleece jackets, vests, and hats that are printed or embroidered locally. You’ll find a variety of Schmeeckle Reserve and Green Circle Trail branded items, as well as other nature-related images for adults and children.

Green Circle Trail Merchandise

Get your Green Circle Trail merchandise here! The Schmeeckle Gift Shop is the only place where you can purchase Green Circle logo items such as long and short-sleeved t-shirts and water bottles.

Books

The Gift Shop features the area's largest collection of natural and cultural history books. If you're looking for a book on tracking wolves, finding which mushrooms are safe to eat, or how to grow a garden that attracts butterflies or songbirds, we have what you're looking for. We carry an expansive selection of field guides and identification charts. We also have books about Wisconsin, including the state's history, biographies of notable conservationists, and travel guides.

Kids' Corner

Have a seat in our Kids' Corner as you peruse a variety of children's nature-themed storybooks, coloring books, activity guides, and stickers. Be sure to check out the tools for collecting insects and science exploration.

Puppets and Stuffed Animals

Don’t miss the popular animal puppets and stuffed critters, all species found in Wisconsin. We have a large selection of finger puppets including everything from bats to bears.

Unique Gifts

Need a gift for a nature enthusiast? We carry an array of items from recycled glass sun catchers to hand painted bird ornaments. Our outdoor influenced jewelry is very popular. You’ll find locally made pottery and mugs, beeswax candles, and more. Don’t forget to pick up a postcard, notecard, or greeting card made from recycled paper.

Snacks and Drinks

Get an enegery boost before your hike or bike ride, and reward yourself when you get back. The shop has a variety of tasty snacks and drinks to choose from.