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Horicon Marsh

#1 of 4 things to do in Mayville Features Animals
W4279 Headquarters Rd, Mayville, WI 53050-1931
+1 920-387-2658
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A beautiful calm peaceful way to commune with the natural world

We were three adults visiting both the state of Wisconsin and the national wildlife parts of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
oceanside-Mary
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Huntley, IL
So many different birds

This was the first time that I visited the marsh even though I have lived within two hours of it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill Q
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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W4279 Headquarters Rd, Mayville, WI 53050-1931
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+1 920-387-2658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were three adults visiting both the state of Wisconsin and the national wildlife parts of the marsh. When our boat ride got cancelled we went to the Exploratorium and were pleasantly surprised at how education and fun this multi-dimensional museum turned out to be....More

Thank oceanside-Mary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time that I visited the marsh even though I have lived within two hours of it all of my life. It is huge! We enjoyed the boat tour from the Blue Heron Dock on Sunday afternoon and then drove to points...More

Thank Bill Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money from the sales of Federal Duck Stamps. This NWR that is located in East Central Wisconsin and was established as a Red Head Duck sanctuary. The refuge has a...More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 11 July 2017

great place to hike, bird watch, learn about marsh--current and historical, good interactive exhibits for young children and info for adults

Thank charlesf834
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is definitely a good place to take the kids and your jogging stroller to get some excessive and see all the birds and other wildlife.

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Although we have been to the Marsh in past years, the visit seemed like our first. From the friendly personnel in the attractive visitors center to the 3 mile circle hike through the Marsh, the beauty of this conservancy was impressive. The wildlife viewing was...More

Thank Joelyn O
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Late May there is less activity in the Marsh. That made it nice for visiting but more limited in what we saw. Still we saw many pelicans, cranes, a few of the red headed ducks. We even saw deer. The history is excellent!

Thank Hakari2017
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Nice area to take a walk - lots of birds. After a while it all looks about the same. There is a boat ride you can do so that would be good for a family. If you like bird watching - this would be a...More

Thank JustSkippy
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

There are both long and short hiking trails within the 32,000 acres of this national and state wildlife refuge and largest freshwater cattail marsh in the US. Wear good walking shoes because the paths are not paved but the natural, grass paths that cut through...More

Thank khsampon
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I've been bird watching seriously for 22 years, and this place is absolutely amazing! I added a good number of new Birds to my life list! There are so many places to birdwatch. You need to stop in one of the visitor's centers to get...More

1  Thank KimSpringer
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