Jensen Marsh

Trails & Hiking at Jensen Marsh

The wetland habitat attracts a wide variety of waterfowl and shore birds throughout the spring, summer and fall. For bird watchers, the rail-trail, has native grasses and shrubs to provide concealment and the necessary environment to set up photo opportunities for bird-watching. The adjacent prairie and timber provide the user with excellent opportunities to view upland wildlife that venture close to the open marsh area to feed. Binoculars, field scopes and various field guide books are a must when exploring this area. For plant enthusiasts, the high quality of diverse habitats at Jensen Marsh provides and excellent area to conduct vegetative studies with over 150 native plants species currently identified with an ongoing plant inventory.