Horicon Marsh Education & Visitor Center

View Website Favorite (6) N7725 State Road 28 - Horicon, WI 53032
Information: 920-387-7890
Information: 920-387-7893

Visitor center open year-round. Hours are 9am-5pm weekdays and 10am-5pm weekends.

The state-owned, southern third of the marsh (totaling 11,000 acres) is open to the public. Five miles of hiking trails lead from the Education Center into the marsh. The trails afford excellent opportunities for bird and wildlife viewing. The Education Center provides visitor information, a state-of-the-art Explorium with interactive displays and interactive educational opportunities, a feature film about Horicon Marsh and a wide range of education programs, movie nights and events. Most programs are free. See calendar of events at www.horiconmarsh.org.

  • Features
    • Disabled Access
    • On Water
  • History/Heritage Type
    • Wisconsin History

Nearby Places

Autumn Art on the Marsh 9/23/2018 Horicon - 1.65 miles away
Run Walk Wag 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run 9/21/2019 Watertown - 2.42 miles away
Dodge County Flea Market and Craft Fair 5/25/2019 Beaver Dam - 12 miles away
Holy Hill Arts & Crafts Fair 9/21/2019 Hubertus - 21.02 miles away
Holy Hill Art & Farm Market 6/01/2019 - 6/02/2019 Hubertus - 22.19 miles away
Art Exhibition by Vitus Shell 9/26/2019 - 11/09/2019 Fond du Lac - 22.39 miles away
Annual Thresheree & Harvest Festival 9/21/2019 - 9/22/2019 Richfield - 22.7 miles away
Boxer Bash 9/21/2019 Columbus - 23.42 miles away

Travel Green Wisconsin Certified


Certified: (Req. 30 Points)

To be certified through Travel Green Wisconsin, all participants must achieve at least 30 points on the Travel Green Wisconsin Checklist. The more points a business attains, the greener they are in their operations.

Green Innovations

  • 100% of lightbulbs have been replaced with compact fluorescents or LED lighting
  • Prioritizes environmental sustainability in the selection of construction materials
  • Local products such as notecards, postcards, syrup, walking sticks, paintings, metal art are available for guests to purchase