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The marsh walk is very relaxing and full of natures life. We saw a virginia rail bird, it was... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Shantay L
via mobile
A touch of nature in the city

The grounds at Watershed Nature Center are lovely. There is an easy trail around the lake and... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
DuneBug2
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The marsh walk is very relaxing and full of natures life. We saw a virginia rail bird, it was beautiful, the beak really stood out. A bald eagle was spotted there today and the sound of nature was like relaxing music. PERFECT WEATHER.

Thank Shantay L
Reviewed 17 April 2018

The grounds at Watershed Nature Center are lovely. There is an easy trail around the lake and several areas to sit, relax, and enjoy the wildlife along the way. It's really a great place to get outside and experience wildlife without needing to travel too...More

Thank DuneBug2
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Watershed Nature Center is a unique natural treasure and a biodiverse gem located in Edwardsville, IL. It is approximately a 45 minute drive from where I live in St. Louis city, and definitely worth the trip! Taking a walk in nature should be part of...More

Thank kbelisle
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

It was a great place to enjoy the beauty of nature that wasn't overcrowded with lots of people. Loved the benches throughout the trail so that you could sit in a favorite spot and just enjoy it for a while. It was a gorgeous day...More

1  Thank claje5
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Our family loves fall and winter hikes here. It's so peaceful and the kids always have a good time exploring the different habitats. Great place for pictures and we usually see some wildlife while we visit.

1  Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The Watershed Nature Center is beautiful. My husband and I enjoyed a peaceful walk and we're thrilled to see a sweet fawn watching us from the safety of the woods.

1  Thank Lori T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Watershed nature center is a great destination for a walk with kids. There are ducklings, ponds, flowers, beauty everywhere.

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little nature center in town center. Nice learning center. Not too much to see on walk. Kind of a dud

Thank JeanneSmith2014
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A great place to birdwatch, walk your dog, and watch the seasons change. Don't just come in spring or fall; come in all seasons and see how the plants and colors and views change. A nice low-key outing that's conveniently close to downtown and seems...More

1  Thank edl2c
Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is a popular place for people who just want a good walk out in nature. There are usually lots of ducks & geese and red-wing blackbirds. I've also seen hawks, deer, turtles, beaver and other birds. The bike trail goes right next to the...More

4  Thank Ricardo59IL
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