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Prince Frederick

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

2880 Grays Rd, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-535-5327
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Description
100-acre nature sanctuary is a protected home to wildlife; quarter-mile elevated boardwalk provides access to nature; seasonal wildflowers and 100-ft. canopy of cypress trees.
Hours
Mon-Fri, 9am-4:30pm; Sat-Sun, varies by season; closed major holidays.
Amenities
Family-Friendly
Free Parking

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November 6, 2019
lmfields
Great boardwalk through the swamp. Beautiful scenery. Very relaxing. The cypress trees are beautiful and massive. The visitors center showed how to tell the age of a tree by the rings.
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April 22, 2019
Kraig M
Tucked away in the woods just south of Prince Frederick is this quaint museum/ nature center/ preserve. Abundant parking and no admission cost. Note that there is a nice picnic shelter that seems...
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August 28, 2018
VAbirders
This little jewel of a park makes up for it's small size with some impressive primordial fauna (bald cypress trees) around its trails and some neat wildlife (various owls, a hawk, and a large albino...