The Nature Center panoramic view

Using COPR Facilities and Visiting the Reserve

Coal Oil Point Reserve and its facilities are available to researchers, university level classes, K8-K12 classes, and community groups doing an activity related to the reserve.  

The reserve and its facilities are not available for commercial or personal use. 

There are 3 types of applications, Research, Class (university level), and Public (all others such as community field trips, volunteer days, etc). All aplication types can be found here.

Before visiting, please choose the appropriate application and submit the complete form online.  For each visit, submit a reservation.  If multiple visits for the same activity are planned, please open the reservation, and under the "Participants" tab, click "Add visit" (bottom right of page. More information and links are available on the pages for Reserch, Class, and Public uses.