Site Details

Ham Marsh - Buchanan County

GPS Coordinates: 42.535106, -91.933293

Management: County

Description: Ham Marsh offers 54 acres that include a glacial marsh, sedge meadow, and a reconstructed prairie; an observation blind for wildlife watching is also available. Ham Marsh is north of the town of Independence and west of Hwy 150.

Habitat: Glacial marsh; sedge meadow; reconstructed prairie.

Directions: From Independence in Buchanan County, head north on 5th Ave SE toward 1st St E for 1.0 mile; continue onto IA-150 N/Jamestown Ave and travel 1.1 mi; turn left onto Otterville Blvd and drive 3.2 mi; turn right onto Oak St N and go 0.2 mi; continue onto Henley Ave for 1.7 mi; Turn right and you have arrived.

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