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: Daily 9am-4pm
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Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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February 9, 2020
We’d not been to Blackwater for at least 10 years. First time we visited with an experienced birder. (We’re novices.). Our guide Terry’s been guiding there for four decades. Knowledgeable and down to...
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January 31, 2020
If you love birding and wildlife the place to go...Has a nature center and is close the the hotel . If you love eagles this is a must see, have been going for over 15 years and never disappointed..
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January 24, 2020
Bruce F
We visited the Blackwater Wildlife Refuge on January 20, 2020. The cacophony of bird sounds was amazing! Blue Herons were everywhere. What majestic birds! I tried my best to get a picture of herons...