The Lincoln Marsh Natural Area is an invaluable resource for enhancing appreciation and involvement in the natural world. The Marsh is highly regarded for its recreation and educational programs offered to people of all ages. One hundred and forty-six acres offer respite from the hustle and bustle of traffic and commerce. The natural integrity of the area is impressive, despite its urban setting. Prairies, woodlands and savannas surround open water marsh areas that dot the landscape.