Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Active research and educational center offering evening lectures, family-oriented activities for environmental sciences, self-guided walking trails year-round, canoeing and kayaking.  Guided canoe tours some Sat, June-Sept.
Wooded area at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Photo
Active research and educational center offering evening lectures, family-oriented activities for environmental sciences, self-guided walking trails year-round, canoeing and kayaking.  Guided canoe tours some Sat, June-Sept.

Hours

Mon-Sat, 8am-4:30pm
closed major holidays.

Location

647 Contees Wharf Rd
Edgewater MD 21037
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
Rated 5 by Leew0004

October 09, 2019

Leew0004

Morning Hike

Very nice, well maintained, forest trails. Educational signage along the pathways identifying flora as well as how the land is being returned to nature after having been used for tobacco farming and...

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Rated 5 by DCnanny

July 02, 2019

DCnanny

Beautiful

The SERC is a public space where scientists from many different specialties conduct research related to the environment. There are projects related to trees & forrests & to water, land water, lake...

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Rated 2 by CheapeakeBorn

May 29, 2019

CheapeakeBorn

Creepy Vibe 2

This place gives me the creeps because you have to go through a security gate with armed guard and lots of eye-in-the-sky cameras looking into your car in order to get onto the grounds. Then when you...

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