Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary/Visitor Center

11704 Fenno Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Get Directions
Phone: 301-888-1377
Toll Free: 800-784-5380

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Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary
Home to the Western Shore's largest concentration of wintering Canada geese (5,000+), also offers habitats for a wide variety of birds and mammals.
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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 12 reviews
October 17, 2016
The hiking trails could be less gravel. But all in all, a really nice day. This time of year you can see lots of different kinds of wildlife due to the fall weather. The Canadian Geese are plentiful...
September 12, 2016
I live in the community and often horseback ride through Merkle quite frequently. Beautiful, quiet trails, along the Patuxent River, views of ospreys, Bald Eagles and other water fowl. Occasional...
June 27, 2016
Kelly D
We have been bringing our two boys here since they were little. It is a great place to hike and reconnect with nature. Park staff is friendly. The trails are excellent for dogs (on leashes) and it is...