Featured Animals/Aquariums/Zoos/Wildlife

National Aquarium

With close to 20,000 animals at the National Aquarium, you'll discover something new every time you visit! In the brand-new exhibit Living Seashore, students can touch sea creatures like moon snails and jellyfish. 501 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Tel: 410-576-3833. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Audubon Naturalist Society

8940 Jones Mill Rd. Chevy Chase, MD. 301-652-9188. Forty-acre nature preserve and headquarters of organization founded in 1897. Fee/Free.

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

2880 Grays Road. Prince Frederick, MD. 410-535-5327. One of the northernmost stands of bald cypress trees in North America. Enables visitors to experience the majestic quality of the cypress trees and the tranquility of the swamp. Free.

Cranesville Subartic Swamp

Cranesville Rd and Lake Ford Road. Oakland, MD. 301-387-4386. This small piece of forest and bog remained after the Ice Age and is home to unique species of plants and animals. Free.

Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary & Visitor Center

11704 Fenno Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. 301-888-1410. The only wildlife sanctuary operated by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Free.

Pickering Creek Audubon Center

11450 Audubon Lane, Easton, MD 21601. 410-822-4903. A 400-acre working farm on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Free.