Bird & Nature Outing - Cherokee Marsh, November 4
Cherokee in Fall with Kathlean Wolf ~ Take a break from work and home, everyone needs some nature! Bring along your family and friends for a wonderful nature walk led by Master Naturalist Kathlean Wolf at Cherokee Marsh, Madison's largest conservation park. From the parking lot it is an easy walk to Hickory Island to see a Native American mound and boardwalk on the Yahara River to look for migrating waterfowl. A short walk the other direction from the parking lot takes you through a mixed woodland with great fall colors to North Hill and sweeping views of restored prairie and wetland areas. Return on a gentle prairie trail with a marsh boardwalk lookout.
Cherokee Marsh is Madison’s largest conservation park. Explore beautiful trails through the woodlands, wetlands and restored prairies along the Yahara ‘Catfish’ River. Co-sponsored by Madison Parks, Friends of Cherokee Marsh and Madison Audubon Society. Follow North Sherman Ave. to the parking lot at the end of the gravel entrance road. Free, family-friendly guided nature walks at Cherokee Marsh Conservation Park - North are held on the 1st Sunday of each month, year-round 1:30-3pm. No registration required. No pets are allowed.