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Nahant Marsh Education Center

Nahant Marsh is a 305-acre preserve nestled in southwest Davenport. It is part of a 513-acre wetland complex that is bordered by the Mississippi River, Interstate 280, and Highway 22. Click here for directions.

EDUCATION CENTER HOURS

The Nahant Marsh Education Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon (extended to 3 p.m. from April through October). Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset. If the main gate is locked, trails are accessible from the front parking lock- just look for the opening in the fence near the kiosk. Click here for a trail map.

HOLIDAY CLOSING: The Education Center will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

FIRST ANNUAL OBERHOLTZER AWARDS
Save the Date: February 23, 2019 for Nahant Marsh’s First Annual Oberholtzer Awards. Held at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport from 9:30 a.m.-noon, we will recognize a past, present, and future champion of conservation from the Quad Cities region. Charity Nebbe with Iowa Public Radio and Iowa Public Television will deliver the keynote address. Click here for event details, including sponsorship opportunities, nomination packets, and ticketing. 

 

 

Upcoming Events


Date/Time Event
01/25/2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Homeschool Program
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
02/01/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast Nature Club
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
02/02/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Nature Hike
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
02/09/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Family Program: Owls
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
02/16/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Healing Gardens for Food and Wellness
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa

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Hours

The Education Center is open
M-F: 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Trails are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

If the main gate is locked, trails are accessible from the front parking lot. Look for the opening in the fence near the kiosk.