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Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract

10901 Scarlet Tanager Ct, Laurel, MD 20708-4011
+1 301-497-5580
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Many varieties of birds to admire.

Very peaceful reserve with some good interior visual displays. Signposting could be better, but... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
siralex1
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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A beautiful morning walk 4 miles E of Powder Mill Rd exit of Baltimore-Washington Pkwy.

A sunny Saturday morning was the perfect time to visit this National Wildlife Refuge, the only one... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
Gene J
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 weeks ago
“Many varieties of birds to admire.”
Jul 28, 2017
“way out in the woods”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10901 Scarlet Tanager Ct, Laurel, MD 20708-4011
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful reserve with some good interior visual displays. Signposting could be better, but worth a half day visit.

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A sunny Saturday morning was the perfect time to visit this National Wildlife Refuge, the only one in the U.S. established to support wildlife research. After parking under the solar panel, we walked the 1+ mile wooded trail around Cash Lake(built in the 1930’s) passing...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip to the Patuxent Research visitors center. The displays are pneumatic, and about half of them don't work. It is a great space, with a lot of potential. But it is seriously outdated and in need of investment and repair.

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Nice visitor's center, clean rest rooms, drinking water (bottle refill center). Gift shop, interpretive displays. Electric bus to take you around the park, recharged by solar. Beware of ticks, and take sunscreen.

Thank Patrick S
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