Kemper’s Woods is an 80-acre plot of woodlands donated by Dr. Charles Kemper to the Chippewa County Land Conservancy (CCLC). Dr. Kemper used this parcel for over 50 years to do his studies and band various bird species. He banded nearly 89,000 birds over the years, and the property is still considered valuable for scientific research. This county reserve is open to the public and accessed by a nice gravel parking area with a prominent sign near the road and a two-track trail along the length of its 80 acres of rich oak forest and prairie. Visitors are encouraged to hike and bike during the summer months and snowshoe, cross-country ski, and fat bike in the winter months. To get to Kemper’s Woods, go south on Woodward Ave from Hwy 124, immediately turn left on, take Prairie View Rd, and follow it about 1.25 miles. Prairie View becomes South Ave and then 50th Ave. After passing over the Hwy 29 freeway, watch for the sign on the right.