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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.

FIRST ANNUAL OBERHOLTZER AWARDS
Save the Date February 23, 2019 for Nahant Marsh’s First Annual Oberholtzer Awards: recognizing past, present, and future champions of conservation from the Quad Cities region. Held at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport from 9:30 a.m.-noon, with a keynote by Charity Nebbe, live auction, and music by Songbird Jazz Quartet. More details to come.

 

 

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Upcoming Events

November Homeschool

November Homeschool

Nov 30, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00am

Nahant Marsh Education Center provides a monthly education program specifically geared towards homeschool children in grades K-8th. Students are split...

Nature Hike

Nature Hike

Dec 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

Dec 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...

Leopold Bench Workshop

Leopold Bench Workshop

Dec 8, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

Add some flair to your patio or garden with a beautiful Leopold Bench. In this workshop, you will build your very own bench and learn about its designer, famed...

December Homeschool

December Homeschool

Dec 14, 2018 2:30pm - 4:00am

Nahant Marsh Education Center provides a monthly education program specifically geared towards homeschool children in grades K-8th. Students are split...

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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.