Activities & Resources
Patuxent Research Refuge050in Laurel, MD 20708
about Patuxent Research Refuge:
The impressive Visitor Center features interactive exhibits focusing on global environmental issues, migratory bird routes, wildlife habitats, and endangered species recovery efforts. The surrounding forests, lakes, and trails provide opportunities for wildlife-oriented recreation, educational programs, and group tours. There is even a half-hour guided tram tour (seasonal) through the woods, fields, and wetlands around the National Wildlife Visitor Center. There are several short and child-friendly marked hiking trails, and at least one paved trail.