Messenger Marsh

Messenger Marsh provides access to a 3.44-mile, crushed limestone segment of the Spring Creek Greenway Trail, fishing, and a dog park.


About Messenger Marsh

Messenger Marsh protects a diversity of habitats, including forest, savanna and a portion of Spring Creek.

Wildlife found at the preserve includes the wood frog, brown snake and 110 bird species.

The preserve is also home to a variety of plant species, including the hairy beardtongue, hispid sunflower, great white lettuce and sunshine rose.

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