Chippewa Watershed Conservancy currently owns 24 nature preserves that permanently protect over 640 acres of wild lands. The nature preserves are off the tax rolls and open to the public for educational and recreational purposes. These properties protect important conservation values such as water and air quality, outdoor recreation, forest health, wildlife habitat and provide important connections to maintain biodiversity.

Generally, on our preserves the following activities are allowed:

  • Hiking
  • Nature study
  • Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
  • Bird and wildlife watching
  • Trail running

The following activities are prohibited to protect natural resources:

  • Hunting and carrying/discharge of firearms
  • Motorized vehicles
  • Bicycling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Fires
  • Camping
  • Dumping/littering of any kind of waste
  • Commercial activities

PRESERVES WITH HIKING TRAILS

PRESERVES ON BODIES OF WATER (NO TRAILS)

PRESERVES BEST FOR WILDLIFE (NO TRAILS)

TRAIL MAPS