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.
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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August 8, 2019
Have driven by signs on the way to Ocean City for years. Stayed the weekend at Hyatt Cambridge and decided to take a ride out to the Wildlife refuge. Beautiful wetlands environment. Saw bald eagles...
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August 6, 2019
Rodney H
We paddled the Little Blackwater River in kayaks that we rented from Blackwater adventures. Saw bald eagles ospreys and several water birds. Only reason I didn’t give it a 5 is because it was a bit...
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August 2, 2019
William S
Visited the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge and really enjoyed the park. I must say, the volunteer ranger at the visitor center was extremely nice and helpful. She gave great tips and advice...