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Delaware Marsh at Perry Lake
Description: The Delaware Marsh was created for the specific purpose of providing quality wetland habitat for migrating shorebirds and waterfowl. A 1.75 mile easy hiking trail takes you around the marsh and includes a number of interpretive stations. The 60-80 acre wetland area includes native grasses, wildflowers, cattails, rushes and sedges, smartweed, annual millet oak hickory forestland and marsh mudflats.

Wildlife to Watch: Migrating shorebirds and waterfowl, other bird species, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and small and large mammals.

Special Tips: Bring binoculars, wear good hiking shoes/boots, dress appropriately for the weather.

Ownership: US Army Corps of Engineers 
Size: 60-80 Acres 
Closest Town: Perry, KS


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Driving Directions:
From the town of Perry, KS., at the intersection of State Hwy 24 and Ferguson Road, head north on Ferguson Road for 2 ½ miles to 39th Street. Turn left (west) on 39th Street and travel 1 mile until you see the directional sign that says “Delaware Marsh” on your left.

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Delaware Marsh at Perry Lake : Wildlife Viewing Area