Great Marsh Trail

Just a short stroll to an accessible observation platform provides a great view of this recently restored wetland. Wading birds like herons and egrets and songbirds such as warblers and red-winged blackbirds are again abundant. During migration periods, see flocks of ducks and geese. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope for the best views.

Phone: (219) 395-1882
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500 S. Broadway Ave., Beverly Shores, IN 46301

Phone: (219) 395-1882
Fax: (219) 395-1767

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