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Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary

8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301 652 9188
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Type: Historic Sites, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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- Sep 1, 2013
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Tampa
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Our wedding took place on July the 4th weekend which is a very busy time to have a wedding we found out, but Rebecca and others went our of their way to make sure our wedding was extra special. We arrived at 8am before the wedding at 10am and to our delight there were deer on the property, a perfect... More

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Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Beautiful location for a wedding! Wedding was in the garden with lunch on the patio of the house. Many flowering trees added to the beauty of the setting.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
21 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

We like to picnic here often, and hike. Always deer around. Great photo ops. Take your trash with you.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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126 reviews 126 reviews
55 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Live less than a mile away from this local treasure, a very large parkland site that is worth visiting, including a shop with a terrific amount of nature-related items.

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Lake Worth, FL
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71 reviews 71 reviews
28 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Woodend seems small yet is remarkably diverse--lots of lovely areas and settings, a variety of plants, a neat shop, a neat old building. And unless a school excursion is there, it rarely seems busy..

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Woodend Sanctuary offers some fine nature walks during which it is often possible to see deer and other wildlife up close. Regrettably, the beehives that once graced the beginning of the walking area are gone, victims of disease. The walks are over some uneven ground but unless one really is infirm or tires very easily one should not flinch in... More

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Rockville, Maryland
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17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

ANS is great! The grounds are pleasant, they offer many educational programs for all ages and all lengths form an hour or two to two week trips abroad. Staff are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and just plain fun to interact with.

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