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Madison’s Cherokee Marsh Park- North Unit


I found I had neglected exploring a natural area less than two miles from home, Cherokee Marsh Park, North Unit. I have lived in this area for seven years but overlooked it. Not anymore, I see great potential for fall colors here. Follow me on my hike, here is a map.


Some parts of the path are on metal walkway just above the water of the marsh, I never got wet. The path also has two observation platforms. This is the first one. There were many wildflowers too.

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You can see the Token Creek water tower from the path.

From the other observation platform you have a great view of the Yahara River.



The park also has a shelter with restrooms and water, you can park your car there.


It was a great hike, wear comfortable shoes and a camera!