Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

100-acre nature sanctuary is a protected home to wildlife; quarter-mile elevated boardwalk provides access to nature; seasonal wildflowers and 100-ft. canopy of cypress trees.
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Mon-Fri, 9am-4:30pm
Sat-Sun, varies by season
closed major holidays.


2880 Grays Rd
Prince Frederick MD 20678
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  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
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Rated 5 by lmfields

November 06, 2019


Beautiful Walk

Great boardwalk through the swamp. Beautiful scenery. Very relaxing. The cypress trees are beautiful and massive. The visitors center showed how to tell the age of a tree by the rings.

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Rated 5 by Kraig M

April 22, 2019

Kraig M

Hidden Gem

Tucked away in the woods just south of Prince Frederick is this quaint museum/ nature center/ preserve. Abundant parking and no admission cost. Note that there is a nice picnic shelter that seems...

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Rated 4 by VAbirders

August 28, 2018


Fascinating & unique

This little jewel of a park makes up for it's small size with some impressive primordial fauna (bald cypress trees) around its trails and some neat wildlife (various owls, a hawk, and a large albino...

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