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Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge

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Worth a stop!

If you are into hiking and wildlife this is a quaint little place to stop and see. The visitor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful place out of the way

If interested in seeing waterfowl and taking short hikes, this is the place. Also good for biking... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
Jon W C
Annapolis, Maryland
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1730 Eastern Neck Rd, Rock Hall, MD 21661-1815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are into hiking and wildlife this is a quaint little place to stop and see. The visitor center has good info and some very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mb101201
Reviewed March 19, 2019

If interested in seeing waterfowl and taking short hikes, this is the place. Also good for biking on paved and dirt roads.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jon W C
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Peaceful Listen to the quiet. Marsh Forest and field. We looked for the Red Red Fox Squirrels. No luck. Pileated Woodpecker evaded us.Spotted a Brown Creeper. Wonderful

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 454wendym
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I've been a Northern VA resident and Bird lover for decades. Chances to see an Eagle are excellent in this region. You'll spot them here, too. What I did not know is the Winter Home of Tundra Swans / Snow Geese is the Eastern Shore....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

We were down here just after New Year's it was quiet and deserted. Wow, did we love it. The views over the Chester River and the Chesapeake Bay where spectacular not to mention all the different birds we had seen. Many nice nature trails and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hurl_Grey
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My husband and I did a drive by on an overcast day in May. This is a lovely refuge area with hiking trails and scenic views. There is even a camping and boat launch area. The views across the bay were lovely. I’d like to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank mekopp
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

On an island point jutting into the Chesapeake, this refuge offers a glimpse of Maryland waterfowl and other wildlife. Paved roads take you to various trailheads where you can walk on flat trails. There are a variety of habitats including woodlands, fields and tidal flats....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rick19348
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visit we weekly, we are locals. We have enjoyed many days taking walks with our family, fishing off the dock and kayaking. My children have grown up exploring every inch of this beautiful place. You will not be disappointed. The wildlife...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank karenn804
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Wonderful views of the bay. Despite the blistering heat we were still able to see lots of ospreys and herons really close up. The couple staffing the visitor center that day were friendly, informative and a pleasure to meet (and the air conditioning offered a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Stay636712
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Walked down Boxes Point trail through replanted pines and wetlands/marsh to the edge of the water. We saw herons, lots of little frogs, snakes and buzzards. We wore 100% DEET and long pants etc, because we read the warning about ticks,but we found 15 deer...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janis857
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