Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Photo
Major bald eagle nesting area and waterfowl wintering ground. Visitor center, wildlife drive, walking and paddling trails. A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.


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2145 Key Wallace Dr
Cambridge, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
Rated 5 by Lisa Amacker N

May 24, 2021

Lisa Amacker N

Driving tour

We were in area for kayaking and first stopped at Visitor Center. It gave a great history of the area. After kayak trip, we drove the road thru refuge, not expecting much, but were really...

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Rated 5 by CJT3500

May 12, 2021


Lovely, Quiet spot

The wildlife drive was not crowded. There are several spots to stop and walk. We weren't rewarded with much wildlife, but we were there near noon and that's not a peak time for wildlife. It took...

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Rated 5 by petiroja

May 07, 2021


So peaceful!

A sunny Friday morning. We saw a few people, 26 species of birds, plus fish, snakes, muskrats, and a snapping turtle. Unfortunately the visitors center was closed, but a boy doing a "Big Day" gave us...

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