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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

Nearby Attractions

Upcoming Events

Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Mar13
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Apr10
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
May8
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Jun12
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).
Mar13
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Apr10
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
May8
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Jun12
Toddler TalesMonthly toddler nature program at Nahant Marsh for 3-5 year olds (March-October).
Jun12
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.
Mar3
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Apr7
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
May5
Guided Nature Hike at Nahant MarshMonthly morning guided hike at Nahant Marsh.
Jun2
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
Spring Migration and Sunset HikeGuided hike at Nahant Marsh to experience spring migration and the beautiful sunset.
Mar22
Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program for grades K-9 at Nahant Marsh.
Feb23
Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program for grades K-9 at Nahant Marsh.
Mar30
Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program for grades K-9 at Nahant Marsh.
Apr27
Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program for grades K-9 at Nahant Marsh.
May25
The Art of Beekeeping6-week beginning beekeeping class with Phil Crandall at Nahant Marsh.
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Reptiles Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program at Nahant Marsh for grades K-9.
Feb23
Otters Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program at Nahant Marsh for grades K-9.
Mar30
Mussels Nahant Marsh Homeschool ProgramMonthly homeschool program at Nahant Marsh for grades K-9.
Apr27
Design Your Own Native Landscape4 week workshop on how to design your own native landscape.
Mar6132027
Adult Handmade Paper ClassLearn how to make your own handmade paper from recycled materials.
Mar7
Spring Celebration and Eco Egg HuntYearly eco-friendly egg hunt and spring celebration at Nahant Marsh for ages 3-12.
Mar24
Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training This training will teach you how to identify common butterfly species.
Apr7
Breakfast Nature Club: What's New at Nahant MarshMonthly adult nature program at Nahant Marsh.
Mar2
Breakfast Nature Club: Lawn ReformMonthly adult nature program at Nahant Marsh.
Apr6
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