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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.

WE’RE HIRING
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FIRST ANNUAL OBERHOLTZER AWARDS
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the First Annual Oberholtzer Awards on Saturday, February 23, 2019, to recognize Ernest C. Oberholtzer, Curtis Lundy, and Aislinn Geedey as this year’s honorees. Thank you also for your generous support of Nahant Marsh. We will post pictures from the event soon!

 

 

Upcoming Events


Date/Time Event
03/28/2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spring Migration and Sunset Hike
03/29/2019
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Homeschool Program
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
03/30/2019
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Marsh Madness Trivia Night Fundraiser
04/05/2019
8:00 am - 9:00 am
Breakfast Nature Club
Nahant Marsh Education Center, Davenport Iowa
04/06/2019
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Nature Hike
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.