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 Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Federal holidays.

Leader: Linda Lee-Backens,[masked]

Assistant: Dennis Backens

Join or login to comment.

  • 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

18 went

Our Sponsors

  • Club Crabtowne

    Join Club Crabtowne - $30 Single and $45 Family Membership.

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Sometimes the best Meetup Group is the one you start

Get started Learn more

I'm surprised by the level of growth I've seen since becoming an organizer, it's given me more confidence in my abilities.

Katie, started NYC ICO

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy