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American Chestnut Land Trust
1300 Parkers Creek Road
P.O. Box 2363
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-414-3400
Fax: 410-414-3402

Link: www.acltweb.org
Nineteen miles of serene public hiking trails in three locations make this a great place to hike and explore. Guided canoe trips, guided hikes and a community supported agricultural program round out the opportunities for people to connect with the land.
Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary
2880 Grays Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-535-5327

Link: Website
This 100-acre ecological sanctuary includes the northernmost naturally occurring stand of bald cypress trees in America. A nature trail features an elevated boardwalk. The Nature Center houses live animals and exhibits. Classes, demonstrations, field trips and special programs are offered throughout the year. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.
Calvert Cliffs State Park
9500 H.G. Trueman Road
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 301-743-7613

Link: Website
Hike through this 1,460-acre wooded state park to the majestic Calvert Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay. Formed over 15 million years ago, the cliffs contain more than 600 species of fossils. Ideal for hiking, picnicking, fishing and fossil hunting. Two-mile walk to the beach. Large tire playground. Information available for pavilion rentals, youth camping or hunting. Limited wheelchair access.
Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail
Access behind Chesapeake Beach Water Park
4079 Gordon Stinnett Ave.
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-257-2230
Link: www.chesapeakebeachmd.gov
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Trail is located partially on the right of way of the long abandoned Chesapeake Beach Railway. The creek is a significant watershed that empties directly into the Chesapeake Bay. The trail offers scenic views of Fishing Creek and hundreds of acres of surrounding marsh and forest and includes two bridges across the creek and several timber walkways over the creek or marshland. Wildlife is abundant and visitors to the trail are quite often treated to bald eagle sightings.
Cove Point Park and Family Aquatic Center
815 Fun Way
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-394-6248
Link: Website
The Center features a lap pool with diving boards, wading pool for toddlers and leisure pool with multiple play features including a climbing lily pad crossing and water slides for all ages. Children under 13 must be accompanied by a paying responsible person 16 years or older. Concession stand available in the pool area. No outside food or drink is permitted in the pool area but tables are available for use outside the pool enclosure. Reservations are required for groups larger than 15 people.
Flag Ponds Nature Park
1525 Flag Ponds Parkway
Lusby, MD 20657
Phone: 410-586-1477 or 410-535-5327

Link: http://calvertparks.org/fpp.html
Once a pound-net fishing station on the Chesapeake Bay, the park displays a remarkable variety of natural environments from sandy beaches to freshwater ponds and the forested heights of Calvert Cliffs. Hiking trails, fossil hunting, observation platforms, wetlands boardwalk, fishing pier, the beach and visitors center with wildlife exhibits. Picnic tables and grills are provided. No lifeguards or nettle nets. Swim at your own risk. Limited wheelchair access. Reservations are required for groups of 30 or more. Kayak and canoe launch.
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, MD 20685
Phone: 410-586-8501
Fax: 410-586-0080

Link: http://www.jefpat.org
Experience, discover, learn and have fun at JPPM! Nearly 70 archaeological sites have been identified on the property, reflecting more than 8,000 years of human occupation. Tour exhibits in the visitor center and exhibit barn, browse the gift shop, hike miles of trails, explore the re-created Indian Village, launch a canoe or kayak, rent the pavilion or just enjoy the beautiful views. Also on the grounds is the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, a state-of-the-art archaeological research, conservation and curation facility. Call about scheduling a tour of the facility. Kayak and canoe launch available with parking.
Kings Landing Park
3255 Kings Landing Road
Huntingtown, MD 20639
Phone: 410-535-2661 or 410-535-5327
Link: http://www.calvertparks.org/klp.html
This 260-acre park on the Patuxent River and Cocktown Creek offers a variety of outdoor activities. A site for environmental education, the park features pastures, woodland and wetlands. Amenities include picnic shelters with tables and grills, wetlands boardwalk, fishing pier, launch area for canoes and kayaks, swimming pool ($), shoreline, horse ring and Tom Wisner Hall (for indoor meetings and receptions). Youth camping, horse ring, picnic shelters and hall require reservations. Reservations are required for groups of 30 or more.
Parkers Creek Preserve
American Chestnut Land Trust
P.O. Box 2363
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Phone: 410-414-3400
Fax: 410-414-3402

Link: Website
Parker's Creek Preserve offers fifteen miles of self-guided serene public hiking trails in two location, Scientists Cliffs Road in Port Republic and Double Oak Road in Prince Frederick. Guided canoe trips and hikes are offered.
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