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Horicon Marsh, Mayville

#10 of 77 in Wildlife in Wisconsin
Must see · Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Horicon Marsh is a marsh located in northern Dodge and southern Fond du Lac counties of Wisconsin. It is the site of both a national and a state wildlife refuge. The silted-up glacial lake is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States.
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  • We spent an hour or so on a beautiful fall (October) day mostly driving thru the Horicon Marsh, entering from Hwy 49. Not a lot of birds here this time of year but the marsh is a special place, and.....  more »
  • Went here with the family. It's a nice place to walk with pretty views. There is a nature center, restrooms, and trails and boardwalk to view the many birds that travel through. Check out the...  more »
  • One of Wisconsin's natural gems! I went here recently on a birding expedition and was so impressed with the staff, the landscape, and the opportunities to take it all in on foot and by boat. We saw several bald eagles, blue and green heron, pelicans, swallows,a variety of ducks, beavers, frogs, and more! I plan to come back again next spring.
  • Absolutely AWESOME!! My husband and I go often and I’m amazed at the beauty of it. There are so many different species of birds. Recently, we saw the baby geese with their parents. So adorable. A great place to visit.
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