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Schmeeckle Reserve

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Beautiful reserve with unusual art, lovely flora and fauna

The reserve has tall grasses, beautiful flowers, and a unique area with hand carved chairs that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sapulpa, Oklahoma

Awesome place to come and enjoy nature. Come and take the time to walk all the paths. The center... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
Jeff B
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Schmeeckle Reserve is an ideal place for hiking, jogging, biking, canoeing, fishing, wildlife watching, or just relaxing. With over 5 miles of trails and boardwalks, a pristine 24-acre lake, a diversity of wildlife species, and a full-service...more
Stevens Point, WI 54481
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The reserve has tall grasses, beautiful flowers, and a unique area with hand carved chairs that will take your breath away. The gift shop is lovely and filled with items to cherish for years to come.

Thank Phyllis453
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome place to come and enjoy nature. Come and take the time to walk all the paths. The center has a gift shop and a little historical context through out the building. Lots of nature to see.

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I have walked around the Schmeeckle Reserve several times over the years. With my daughter when she was young, with my grand daughters, and all by myself. It is always peaceful, quiet, and beautiful. I absolutely love this place. Leave your bikes and pets at...More

Thank Todd O
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a great place for the hiker, walker, or runner in all seasons. Stay on the paths, be quiet, and don't harass the wildlife, and you'll be surprised at what you see.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful relaxing place to hold meeting. Large room with plenty of windows to bring the outdoors in.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

You can get a map at the trailhead in the building with bathrooms and gift shop. Trails are well marked and easy to walk, with places to sit and watch the wild life. The last 4 times I have been there I have not failed...More

1  Thank B A
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Great trails with a beautiful lake and deer almost always in sight....very well maintained. Always worth a visit when visiting our student at UWSP.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Schmeeckle Reserve is a heavily wooded nature area with a multitude of trails that circle a small lake, cross marshes and streams. The trails are covered with mulch/wood chips so it is quiet and easy on the legs. There is lots of wildlife that lives...More

2  Thank 515thomash
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We walked around the Reserve on the green trail on a beautiful Feb day. You were able to get around easily. They also have a little store with cute outdoor items, t-shirts, animal puppets, jewelry. There is also a mini museum with some history on...More

1  Thank quist
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Schmeeckle Reserve is a meeting place, a small natural history museum staffed usually by university students. It has a walking path with some board walk though a wooded wet land area. Small group meetings can be held in the beautiful windowed meeting room at little...More

1  Thank Laurel60304
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Teryl F
24 December 2017|
Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no doggos allowed. They could disrupt the native wildlife even if they are only leaving their scent – let alone their noise and activity. While some human dog companions could control their fur-friends, others aren't... More