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Great place to walk. Or search for big foot! As my 3 yr old says. A lot of things to explore in... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Marty S
via mobile
Enjoy the local outdoors!

I always take my camera and enjoy the nature center all times of the year. I have seen deer... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Denise M
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1591 Tower Ave, Edwardsville, IL 62025-1015
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great place to walk. Or search for big foot! As my 3 yr old says. A lot of things to explore in nature. One of my favorites is the butterflies and the marsh walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marty S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I always take my camera and enjoy the nature center all times of the year. I have seen deer, snakes, waterfowl, and birds of prey. Many types of local plants and animals big and small. I usually go early in the morning when it is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Denise M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

If visiting Edwardsville with kids and looking for a fun thing to do. Take a short walk down the bike trail or drive to the watershed. This little nature center is great for a short trail walk on a paved path and even has a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mpwalton
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.

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  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

Date of experience: September 2017
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.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank R7360PAandreah
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Jennifer B
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