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