Property Use

Public Land Use Regulations

These regulations have been established to help preserve the property at Treehaven:

  • Protect native habitats and wildlife.
  • Avoid disturbing education/research projects.
  • Ensure the safety of all visitors.
  • Maintain a high quality experience for program participants.

Because of educational programs or land management operations, all or parts of the Treehaven property may be periodically closed to public use.  Check with the Treehaven office for availability.  Please note that exceptions to these regulations may be permitted for Treehaven research projects or educational programs.

Trail passes are required for all activities on the trails, including hiking, snowshoeing, and cross country skiing.  Passes for guests of Treehaven classes and conferences are included in the site use fee.  If you are coming to Treehaven for trail use, passes are available in the parking lot by the two Treehaven Trailhead signs.  Daily passes are $5 and annual passes are $25.  Fees are used for trail maintenance and equipment.

All or Parts of the Property may be Temporarily Closed

Carry Out All Litter

If you find litter, please pack it out and dispose of it properly.

No Motor Vehicles

Vehicles disturb wildlife, trail users and educational programs

No Collecting

Leave these natural resources for others to enjoy and study.

No Alcohol

Except in designated areas near the facilities.

No Drones

Unmanned Aircraft Systems are restricted over university property.

Trails Closed from Sunset to Sunrise

This ensures the safety of visitors while providing wildlife a rest.

No Pets

Pets disrupt wildlife, damage ski trails, and create safety issues for other visitors.

No Hunting or Trapping

Unless as an approved UW-Stevens Point program.

No Fires

Except in designated areas near the facilities.

No Smoking/ Tobacco Products

UW-Stevens Point is a tobacco-free campus.

No Camping

Unless as an approved Treehaven program.

The Treehaven property is closed from sunset to sunrise.  This ensures the safety of visitors and provides a resting period without human disturbance for wildlife.

Treehaven has a Carry In-Carry Out policy. There are no garbage receptacles located on the property.  Please take out everything that you bring in.  If you find litter on the trails, please pack it out with you and dispose of properly.

Pets are not allowed on the property because they disrupt wildlife behavior, negatively impact research studies, damage groomed ski trails, and create a safety issue for other visitors.

Bicycles and motorized vehicles, such as ATVs, mopeds, mountain bikes, and snowmobiles, disturb wildlife, trail users, and educational programs.  These activities are not allowed on Treehaven roads or trails.

Hunting on the property and is not allowed. Firearms, including guns, archery equipment, and slingshots, are prohibited from the property. 

Treehaven is used as an outdoor classroom. Do not damage, cut, pick, or collect any natural materials, including trees, plants, flowers, insects, or mushrooms. Please leave these resources for all visitors to enjoy and study.

No campfires or bonfires are allowed in the property at any time.

Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the property at any time.