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400-Acre Audubon Center and wildlife sanctuary that is open to the public to explore 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset, free of charge. 4+ Miles of trails through forest, field, warm season grass meadow, fresh and brackish wetlands and creek...more
Mark gave us a fantastic sunset tour of the property, including the wetlands restoration areas. As if on cue ducks and geese dropped into one of the ponds. Also saw deer and rabbits. Mark was extremely knowledgeable about not only the birds and plants, but...More
I've been here several times for hiking, as well as for the annual fall Hoe-Down. Our latest visit was to kayak on Pickering Creek.
The center is located at the end of a long gravel road and has lots of hiking trails that make their...More
I was completely alone on a cloudy Monday morning, after a weekend of rain. Trails were squishy with some standing puddles. However, the lovely sounds of a late summer meadow were wonderful.
Crickets, maybe cicadas, frogs and not sure-what-all created a terrific soundscape. I heard...More
Whether your a bird watcher or just a nature lover, this place has a great deal to offer. With miles of trails through hardwood forests and pristine wetlands, the nature that is here is an experience for the neophyte as well as the veteran. This...More
We have been back a few times. Took the dog and kids. Make sure you check for ticks as with any outdoor activity on the Easter shore. Clean, trails are well marked, nice no cost way to spend a few hours.
Although the trails are not well-marked, we found our way through the woods, along the road, and down to the Pickering Creek. We recommend bringing bug repellent and binoculars. We didn't get to meet any staff since it was the end of their workday, so...More
Date of experience: June 2018
Susanna S, General Manager at Pickering Creek Audubon Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018
Thanks for coming out to take a look! It is high mosquito season right now, with the heavy rains of May/June providing lots of habitat for the little buggers, but they should even out soon and not be so prevalent, so I do hope you...More
What a beautiful place. Great trails in a wonderfully clean for humans and natural for the wildlife. They have done a great job here. I think there was an convention of bald eagles in for our visit. There were so many. We need more of...More
Response from SusannaS978 | Property representative |
If only! :) As you may have seen there have been Snowy Owl sightings within about 30 miles of here, but we have yet to be lucky enough to see one here at Pickering Creek. There have recently been sightings at Eastern Neck... More
If only! :) As you may have seen there have been Snowy Owl sightings within about 30 miles of here, but we have yet to be lucky enough to see one here at Pickering Creek. There have recently been sightings at Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge. May want to check out EBird for more info! Good luck!