Campus and Directions

Conserve School is located just west of Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin, a town on the Wisconsin - Upper Peninsula Michigan border. Follow the directions below or map your own trip to Conserve School.


For the Global Position System (GPS)-enabled, the coordinates of our Gatehouse are: Latitude 46.174, Longitude -89.303.

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Conserve School's Lowenwood campus sits generally east of Dollar Lake, west of Little Bateau Lake, north of Big Donahue lake, and south of the Sylvania National Wilderness Area which is part of the Ottawa National Forest.

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Driving Directions

From the Central Wisconsin Airport

Central Wisconsin Airport is about 2.5 hours from Conserve School.

  • From the airport, get on I-39/US-51 NORTH.
  • Follow US-51 NORTH for 55 miles.
  • Exit on US Hwy 8 (Prentice/Rhinelander exit).
  • At the exit's stop sign, turn right onto US-8 EAST.
  • Follow US Hwy 8 ~16 miles into Rhinelander.
  • Pick up the directions from the Rhinelander Airport (on US-8) below.

From the Rhinelander Airport

In Rhinelander, you're about one hour away from Conserve School.

  • From the airport, take US Hwy 8 EAST to Hwy 17 NORTH.
  • Follow Hwy 17 NORTH toward Eagle River [~28 miles].
  • Turn RIGHT at the stop sign where Hwy 17 NORTH merges with Hwy 70 EAST just outside of Eagle River.
  • At the first stop light in Eagle River, turn LEFT onto Hwy 45 NORTH.
  • Take Hwy 45 North toward Land O' Lakes [~20 miles].
  • Pick up the directions from Land O' Lakes below.

Approaching Land O' Lakes on State Highway 45

When you arrive in Land O' Lakes on State Highway 45 you will need to turn west next to the BP gas station.

  • Turn west onto County Road B West.
  • Go 4.4 miles on County Road B West. You will go through the town of Land O' Lakes.
  • Take a RIGHT onto North Black Oak Lake Road. A small white Conserve School sign marks the turn.
  • Follow North Black Oak Lake Road for ~1.3 miles. Turn right at the Conserve School Gatehouse to enter the campus.
  • Once past the Gatehouse turn right onto Conservation Trail and follow the road until you come to a stop sign where the road meets Aldo Leopold Lane. Go straight across the intersection into the main parking lot.
  • From the parking lot, follow the sign to the LAB, where you can check in at the Reception desk (inside the main doors to the right).