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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 – Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 9 a.m.-Noon (extended to 3 p.m. April-October).  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. Click here for a trail map.

MONARCH RELEASE PARTY
September 15, 2018 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Join us at Nahant Marsh for this FREE event, with fun for the whole family! 200 Monarchs will be released from the site at noon. Monarch sponsorships are available for $25 each or 2 for $40. Click here for more information about the event and sponsorship!


 

 

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Upcoming Events

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Sep 1, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am

DCIM100MEDIA Join a Naturalist for a guided hike along the trails at the Marsh....

Breakfast Nature Club

Breakfast Nature Club

Sep 7, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am

Learn the secret life of Iowa's wildlife during this monthly class at Nahant Marsh. Each month we will explore the characteristics and adaptations of a...

Toddler Tales AM

Toddler Tales AM

Sep 11, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning...

Toddler Tales PM

Toddler Tales PM

Sep 11, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Toddler Tales is a great way to introduce young children, ages 3-5 years old, to the wonders of the outdoors! Each second Tuesday of each month, beginning...

Beginning Birding

Beginning Birding

Sep 12, 2018 6:30am - 9:00am

Learn how to identify birds and their habitats with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay. Kelly lead birding tours to various areas of Nahant Marsh. Participants...

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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.