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Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

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Hiking in Jugs Bay

Was a great day for hiking. Several trails which can be walked separately or combined for longer... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2019
Leew0004
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Bowie, Maryland
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Cute Little Nature Hike

Cute little trail, we traveled a mile with small children and a stroller and saw evidence of birds... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2019
Mamaryer
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, operated by Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, consists of 1,700 acres of open water, tidal freshwater marshes, forested wetlands, upland and riparian forest, creeks, meadows, pine and sand barrens...more
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1361 Wrighton Rd, Lothian, MD 20711-9740
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Was a great day for hiking. Several trails which can be walked separately or combined for longer walks. I did a 3-mile hike today. Signage was excellent. That’s critical in the Fall with leaves covering the trails. Not suitable for wheelchairs and bikes are not permitted.
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Cute little trail, we traveled a mile with small children and a stroller and saw evidence of birds, we found beautiful feathers, saw fish and crayfish and evidence of muskrats and beavers. There are lots of boardwalks that bring you right in the middle of nature. On one I was
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We came here on a Saturday morning. There are a lot of nice trails and boardwalks through the marsh area. We saw osprey and frogs and snakes. It was a really nice time and I'd recommend this for families wanting to explore the outdoors.
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This is a wonderful place to explore. When you come into the visitor center you are welcomed by friendly staff, there is much to do in the visitor center for kids of all ages. Then the trails lead you out to a incredible overlook of the river and down to the river. The trails
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Very nice well-marked and maintained not too challenging trails of various lengths through research area for wetlands ecology on the east side of the Patuxent River's Jug Bay. Small rustic visitor's center with good information and nice rest rooms. Simple but interesting
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