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Schmeeckle Reserve, Stevens Point

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Schmeeckle Reserve is a 280-acre (1.1 km2) natural land area located on the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States. It contains hiking trails, natural land area, a visitor center, multiple habitats, abundant wildlife and a manmade lake. "The Reserve was created to protect and restore native ecological communities, serve as an outdoor classroom for students and teachers, and provide recreational opportunities to all visitors."
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  • Excellent well groomed hiking trails. Clean restrooms. Swings on a couple of the trails. Great Halloween Pumpkin Walk in the fall.  more »
  • The reserve is not all that big but they really make it seem huge. Beware: going at night can maybe increase your chances of getting spooked by their large populations of deer. But there's plenty of.....  more »
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  • It was a calm, overcast day, and I found myself resting at the side of a large oak tree, admiring the beauty of the woods that surrounded me. The sunless sky covered the woods over the treetops which created a canopy over my head. Absolutely beautiful...!!!
  • Very scenic and despite the recent violent storms well kept and safe to take children through. You can go fishing and kayaking and overall it is a great place to walk and clear your head of worries. -My friend got married at their visitors center and it was a beautiful occasion and the staff were helpful and welcoming to the guests. -My girlfriend and I just moved into an apartment on the edge of the reserve and the bug situation is not too bad also being a few minutes from lake Joanis has its perks

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