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Nahant Marsh

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Very fun

The kids love this place, they show you the animals in the area, turtles, fish, crustaceans... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
LaDonna C
Davenport, Iowa
Nice marsh with good trails and wildlife viewing

I stopped here to stretch my legs while passing through the Davenport area by just following the... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
Geof J
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22 Jul 2018
“Very fun”
20 Sep 2017
“Nice marsh with good trails and wildlife viewing”
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4220 Wapello Ave, Davenport, IA 52802-3024
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

The kids love this place, they show you the animals in the area, turtles, fish, crustaceans everything ya can imagine and it’s hands on they help you and give little educational walk arounds.

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

I stopped here to stretch my legs while passing through the Davenport area by just following the signs. The trails are well kept and great for walking with lots of places to sit and signs explaining the marsh ecosystem. There is a blind for bird...More

3  Thank Geof J
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Not only is this a marsh - located in Davenport - and it has some beautiful trails and opportunities to view nature, wildlife and birds - but they offer a variety of educational opportunities for the young, students and adults. Check out their website before...More

4  Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed November 30, 2015

Enjoy walking this wetland success story. I have taken many nice pictures here. Take in a program or volunteer. A Davenport gem. Nearby Concord Road is thick with eagles in the winter. Train enthusiasts will love the location. Spring flowers abound, prairie.

3  Thank beentheredonethatia
Reviewed October 23, 2014

Amazing that this site was formerly a Superfund Cleanup site and now has wildlife, a restored prairie, hiking trails, and boardwalks over the marsh. Wish I lived near enough to visit more often.

3  Thank Jackd2009
Reviewed April 7, 2014

This beautiful wetland is tucked beside a working train yard. And yet, once you are on the trails that cover 513-acres of bottomland forest and marsh, you forget that you are close to an urban area. The marsh is located next to the Mississippi River...More

5  Thank toelle
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July 2, 2016|
Response from NahantMarshMarketing |
At Nahant, we generally only allow staff or approved researchers to enter the marsh in order to maintain the integrity of the ecosystems here- since it is a preserve. We do, however, have insect nets, guide books, and... More