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    Animal AdaptationsMammals of IowaNature HikeStream Table
    Animal SignsScavenger HuntOrienteeringTeam Building
    Bird Beak AdaptationsMigration Bird Obstacle CoursePond StudyTrees and Leaves
    Carmen the CarpMonarch ButterfliesPredator vs. PreyTwig ID
    CattailsMussels of the Upper MississippiRaptorsWater Birds
    Edible and Medicinal PlantsNative American GamesReptiles and AmphibiansWater Quality Testing
    GPS Scavenger HuntNative American HuntersRotten LogWetland Wonders
    InsectsNative PollinatorsSkull StudyWilderness Survival
    History of Nahant MarshNature GamesSoil ScienceWinter Birds
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Nahant Marsh
Education Center

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802
Center Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Trails open sunrise to sunset
From Davenport, IA – Take Highway 22, south, turn left on Wapello Ave (last turn before the I-280 overpass). Follow Wapello Ave toward the river, Nahant Marsh will be on the left just before the railroad crossing.
From Rock Island IL – Take I-280 to Iowa to the Highway 22/Rockingham Road exit. Turn right onto Highway 22 and right onto Wapello Ave. Follow Wapello Ave toward the river, Nahant Marsh will be on the left just before the railroad crossing.

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Nahant Marsh

LogoThe mission of Nahant Marsh Education Center is to protect, enhance, and restore the Marsh through education, research, and conservation. Our vision is to foster wonder, appreciation, and stewardship of the natural world.


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Nahant Marsh

4220 Wapello Ave.
Davenport, IA 52802