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
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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November 23, 2019
We had visited Blackwater years ago and it was nothing like this! The visitor’s center, the woodland/ forestry trail, and the wildlife drive are all amazing. We spent two days taking it all in...
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November 12, 2019
This is a very nice place to visit if you are traveling on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railway route. The refuge has a very informative and modern visitor center, where you can obtain maps of the...
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November 8, 2019
Sally W
This location is part of the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad network so we went to check it out. Outstanding visitor center with a live cam on one of their man made perches for birds etc that...