Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge

2145 Key Wallace Dr, Cambridge, MD 21613 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-228-2677


Eastern Shore
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Major bald eagle nesting area and waterfowl wintering ground. Visitor center, wildlife drive, walking and paddling trails.
Refuge: dawn-dusk; Visitor center: Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm; Sat-Sun, 9am-5pm.
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January 12, 2019
It's snow geese season now! Eagles and great blue herons are also frequently seen at Blackwater. Sunrise and sunsets are gorgeous and also a great time to get the early birds and enjoy an amazing...
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December 16, 2018
We hadn’t been for years and were eager to see wildlife. Unfortunately, we saw just 2 herons. Visitor center offers good information and exhibits. Gift shop is nice too. Will go again.
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December 9, 2018
The day we visited it was pouring rain and most of the Wildlife Drive was closed due to the opening day of deer season and the refuge being opened to hunting. The visitor's center has quite a bit to...