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Marsh Haven

Where Nature is Appreciated, Conserved, and Celebrated

Yellow-Headed Blackbird

MARSH HAVEN NATURE CENTER is on the north end of the Horicon Marsh, three miles east of Waupun, Wisconsin.  Founded in 1984, our non-profit, volunteer-supported center offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about the history and wildlife of the Horicon Marsh area. Hike the trails, learn about nature at one of the education programs, join us for special weekend events, or bring a group for camping. We invite you to visit Marsh Haven Nature Center, where nature is appreciated, conserved, and celebrated! Read more →

Plan Your Visit

Bring your friends, family, and groups to Marsh Haven for a wonderful experience in nature.

Marsh Haven Instructor with Owl Perched on Hand

Educational Programs

Learning opportunities are offered for all ages about nature, wildlife, and local history.

Become A Member

Membership has many benefits, including free nature center admission and gift shop discounts.

Marsh Haven Nature Center is open for the 2023 season. Trails are open daily 10am to 4pm. Nature Center is open Thursdays & Fridays 12 to 4pm and Weekends 10am to 4pm. Weekends only in November & December. Grounds and gates close at 4pm.

Summer programs are available, visit the Education page for more information.

Your donation to our non-profit 501(c)(3) organization will help Marsh Haven in its mission to provide nature education and enjoyment. Thank you!


Marsh Haven is located on the north end of the famous Horicon Marsh, three miles east of Waupun, Wisconsin on Hwy 49.

We open for the season in mid-April, and close in mid-December. During this time, our hours are:

Thursdays & Fridays: 12pm–4pm
Weekends: 10am–4pm
Weekends only: November & December

Extended hours for special events and by request