Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

647 Contees Wharf Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037 Get Directions 
Phone: 443-482-2200

Anne Arundel

Central Maryland
Wooded area at 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.
Mon-Sat, 8am-4:30pm; closed major holidays.
ADA Accessible
Free Parking



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October 9, 2019
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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July 2, 2019
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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May 29, 2019
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...