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Nahant Marsh is a 305-acre nature preserve nestled in southwest Davenport, Iowa. It is part of a 513-acre wetland complex that is bordered by the Mississippi River, Interstate 280, and Highway 22. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Nahant Marsh Education Center offers a wide variety of environmental education and outdoor recreation programs for children and adults of all ages. The Education Center is open to the public on Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm and Saturdays 9:00am-Noon. (extended hours to 3 p.m. during April - October).  The nature preserve is open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset.


Monday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Extended hours on Saturdays to 3 p.m. during April - October

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Upcoming Events

Breakfast Nature ClubLearn about Iowa's wildlife during this interactive monthly class at Nahant Marsh
Guided Nature HikeJoin a naturalist on a guided hike along the trails at Nahant Marsh
Master ConservationistThe Master Conservationist program uses field experiences and online training to cover a broad range of conservation issues and topics
Spring Migration Sunset HikeCome to Nahant Marsh to observe the spring waterfowl migration and explore the trails
Healing Happens in the GardenLearn practical techniques for improving your wellness in the garden
Spring CleanupHelp spruce up the Nahant Marsh during our annual cleanup
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