Jensen Marsh

This 190 acre wildlife area is managed as a natural resource/public hunting area. Due to the diversity of habitats present, Jensen Marsh provides the user with the opportunity of viewing a wide variety of both game and non-game wildlife throughout the year, including waterfowl, upland birds and mammals, wetland and aquatic species of mammals, reptiles, amphibians and insects. I wide variety of native wetland and upland species of forbes, grasses and legumes are also found in these diverse habitats.Habitat types include wetlands, tall-grass prairie and upland timber. Many of these features can be easily accessed and appreciated from the abandoned railroad right-of-way that runs the entire length (1 1/4 mile) of the park property. Parking areas are available on both ends of the rail trail. Access to throughout the park is pedestrian only. Non-motorized boats/canoes are allowed in the wetland areas.


Jensen Marsh is located approximately 3 miles south of Bevington. Directions to west parking area: 1/2 mile west of Bevington on State Highway 92, then south 2 miles on County Road R-35 (Bevington Park Road), then east on 228th Lane. Directions to east parking area: 1 ½ Miles south on Madison/Warren Avenue, then east ¼ mile on 218th Lane, then south 1 mile on Madison/Warren Avenue (follow standard County Park arrowhead signs).


Public Hunting
Bird Watching
80 acres of wetland marsh
Tall grass pairie
Upland timber
Hiking Trail