Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary/Visitor Center

11704 Fenno Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 Get Directions
Phone: 301-888-1377
Toll Free: 800-784-5380

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Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Home to the Western Shore's largest concentration of wintering Canada geese (5,000+), also offers habitats for a wide variety of birds and mammals.
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 15 reviews
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September 6, 2017
Nature right here in my own backyard to fully enjoy. So peaceful and serene. Nature trails, informative classes, boating and a super staff.
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July 13, 2017
Laura S
It was 100* but most of the trail is shaded. Would have spent more time at osprey nest if it wasn't so hot. Nature center person was super nice and knowledgeable! Very patient with small kids!!
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May 24, 2017
Lynn S
If wetlands are your thing, this is worth a special visit, and not just if you live in the Washington DC area. Yes, get off the Washington Beltway or I95 and visit this. Though within 15 miles of...