Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

Lincoln Marsh is an invaluable resource for the appreciation of and involvement in the natural world. It offers one hundred and fifty acres of prairies, woodlands, and savannas surrounded by open water marsh areas. The Lincoln Marsh offers environmental education and challenge course opportunities for school, scout and other organized groups onsite or as outreach. Visit for more information.
For the Challenge Course, visit
Contact Info
Address: Harrison Ave & Pierce Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187. DuPage County. Tel: 630-871-2810. Email: Website: Hrs: Daily, Dawn-Dusk.
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-4 hours. Cost: Free/Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science.
LESSON PLAN: Visit for pre- and post-visit activities.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.... Continue