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Nahant Marsh is a 265-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.  The nature preserve is open to the public daily from sunrise to sunset.

Hours

SundayClosed
Monday08:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday08:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday08:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday08:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday08:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday09:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Upcoming Events

Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Jul10
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Aug14
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Sep11
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Oct9
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Jul10
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Aug14
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Sep11
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Oct9
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Jul7
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Aug4
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Sep1
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Oct6
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Nov3
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Dec1
Beginning Birding at Nahant MarshBeginning Birding class at Nahant Marsh with expert ornithologist Kelly McKay
Jul1121Aug818
Breakfast Nature Club: Native PollinatorsMonthly adult program at Nahant Marsh about pollinators native to our area.
Jul6
Breakfast Nature Club: Native Fruit and Nut TreesMonthly adult program at Nahant Marsh about native fruit and nut trees.
Aug3
Nahant Family Program: Prairie InsectsNahant Marsh family program about insects found in our prairies.
Aug11
2018 Nahant Marsh BioBlitzJoin us on our quest to find, identify, and record as many species as possible in a 24-hour period on Nahant Marsh's 305-acre preserve.
Jun2223
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