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Horicon Marsh

At Horicon Marsh, the beauty will take your breath away all the while soothing the stresses that occur in every day life!

The City of Horicon is your headquarters for exploring the Horicon Marsh. The 32,000-acre Horicon Marsh is the largest freshwater cattail marsh in the United States. The recreational opportunities on the Horicon Marsh are extraordinary.

Check out some videos of the Horicon Marsh and see a map of the Horicon Marsh.


Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center

Located north of the City of Horicon on Hwy 28, the Horicon Marsh International Education Center is a great place to begin your explorations of the Horicon Marsh. The center offers an excellent viewing area that affords spectacular views of the wetlands. Throughout the year, the center offers educational and interpretive programs.

Week Days | 9 am to 5 pm
Weekends | 10 am to 5 pm
Closed on all major holidays


Naturalist Programs

During the spring and the fall, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources offers a series of public naturalist programs to introduce visitors and interested persons to the geology, history, wildlife and management of the Horicon Marsh ecosystem. Programs will be conducted at the Horicon Marsh International Education Center. No registration is required.

To see when these events are you can visit the Friends of Horicon Marsh's calendar or the Horicon Chamber's calendar!


Marsh Haven Nature Center

Marsh Haven is an educational facility and nature center located on the north end of the Horicon Marsh.  Hiking trails, overnight bunkhouse, nature center and theater.

Open Mid April through Mid November
Weekdays | 12 am to 4 pm
Weekends | 9am to 5 pm