Birding in Horicon, WI at Horicon Marsh

Birding in Horicon, WI at Horicon Marsh

Horicon Marsh for Bird Watching or Birding in Horicon City- Dodge County, WI (Southeast Wisconsin)


Located between Horicon and Waupun in northeastern Dodge County, Wisconsin's Horicon Marsh is 32,000 acres of prime avian habitat. 268 species of birds have been seen there. The marsh is known worldwide for its tremendous spring and fall migrations of birds and waterfowl. Fall is the best time to view the marsh's spectacular concentration of Canada geese. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages the northern two-thirds of the marsh, (21,142 acres).

The southern third, (11,000 acres), is managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. May through October, Blue Heron Landing of Horicon offers pontoon-boat tours of the marsh eco-system, including its two-hour "Strictly Birding" tour. Canoe rental is also available for guided and unguided trips.

Visit the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the U.S. Narrated pontoon boat tours observing birds and animals in their natural habitat. Come journey to the very heart of the marsh on our 2-hour narrated Birding Adventure. Both casual bird watchers and experienced birders will enjoy seeking out the over 290 species of birds Horicon Marsh has to offer. Bring your bird book, binoculars and Let's Go Birding. Additionally, personal 2-4 passenger charters into the heart of the marsh are offered May-Oct by Horicon Marsh Excursions.

More:..
Horicon Marsh Bird Club
Horicon Marsh - Wisconsin DNR Hqtrs. & Education Center
Horicon Marsh - Marsh Haven Nature Center
Horicon Marsh Wildlife Refuge

Location

Horicon Marsh State Wildlife Area
7240 County Road V, N7728 Hwy 28
Horicon, WI 53032
United States
Phone: 
(920) 387-2576, (920) 387-7860

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