Patuxent Research Refuge Leisurely Walk and Exploration

Cost: None (optional Tram Ride for $3pp)

Description: Carpool meets @ 9 a.m. at Truman Parkway Park and Ride. Otherwise meet at Visitor’s Center @ 10 a.m. Take scenic hiking trails on South Tract and explore amazing Visitor’s Center rich with wildlife displays. Plus visit gift shop. Tram ride optional for $3 at Visitor’s Center. At approximately 1 p.m. meet at Old Bowie Grill in Old Town Bowie, on way back on 19, make right and go over small bridge into town, restaurant on right.

Directions: Located off Powder Mill Road between the Baltimore/Washington Parkway and Rt. 197 south of Laurel. Take 197 off Rt. 50 west go past Bowie State University. Look for Powder Mill Road, entrance on your left. Call[masked] or[masked] or go to patuxent.fws.gov. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Federal holidays.

Leader: Linda Lee-Backens,[masked]

Assistant: Dennis Backens

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  • margaret b.

    Looking forward to meeting you all at the Wildlife Centre at 10am. There will also be a Whooping Crane tour conducted by 2 volunteers at 1pm, at the centre, should anyone be interested.

    October 30, 2013

    • LINDA B.

      That sounds good to me

      October 30, 2013

  • Judy S

    Dave & I will be at the center..hoping for great weather!

    October 29, 2013

  • Marian

    Unfortunately I have to work this weekend, I hope this trip happens again, or maybe i will organize one because I have always wanted to visit this place.

    October 29, 2013

  • LINDA B.

    I will also meet everyone at the Wildlife Vistor Center

    October 29, 2013

  • Gary T.

    We will meet you at Wildlife Center.

    October 29, 2013

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