lincoln marsh natural area wheaton Illinois
Knowable Mystery60 original landscapes by Joel Sheesely to be on display April 2015. Details >

Read "Yellow Asters,"by Joel Sheesley in our Winter newsletter (p2).

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At a Glance

Our Mission: To increase awareness and appreciation for our connections to the earth and to each other through educational and social experiences in a healthy ecosystem.

The Lincoln Marsh Natural Area is an invaluable resource for enhancing appreciation and involvement in the natural world. The Marsh is highly regarded for its recreation and educational programs offered to people of all ages. One hundred and forty-six acres offer respite from the hustle and bustle of traffic and commerce. The natural integrity of the area is impressive, despite its urban setting. Prairies, woodlands and savannas surround open water marsh areas that dot the landscape. For more information about the benefits offered by Lincoln Marsh, click here.

Upcoming Programs & Events

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Cattail Connections
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Family Programs
Nature-inspired fun for the family!
Early Childhood Programs
Programming for Parents and Tots
Scout Saturdays
Scouts explore nature as a detective, naturalist and scientist.
4/4: Easter Egg Geocache
Hunt for easter eggs using GPS units. Inside each egg, find a treat or a prize!
Celebrating 24 years in 2015!
Students participate in hands-on, experience based lessons.

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Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

Park Entrance: Corner of Harrison and Pierce Avenue • Map
Ph: 630-871-2810 • Fax: 630-871-9213

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