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Fall Foliage Walk at Patuxent Research Refuge-North Tract

  • 09/08/2012
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Maryland

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Sponsoring Organization: US Fish & Wildlife Service

Title: Fall Foliage Walk

General Description: All Ages Welcome. Did you know the easiest way to identify a tree is by looking at its leaves? Join a naturalist on this early fall forest walk to learn about Maryland's native oaks and other trees before they lose their leaves.Remember to dress for the weather. Field guides are recommended.

Registration is requested but not required: Please call 301-497-5887 to make reservations.

Leader: Bill Harms

Directions:

From Washington, D.C.: Take Baltimore/Washington Parkway (Route 295) North and exit on to MD Route 198  East toward Fort Meade.  Travel almost 2 miles.  Then turn right on to Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.

From Baltimore: Take Baltimore/Washington Parkway (Route 295) South and take the MD Route 198 exit toward Fort Meade/Laurel.  Then turn left on to Route 198 heading East and travel about 2 miles.  Then turn right onto Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.

From Annapolis: From MD Route 50 west of Annapolis, take Interstate Route 97 North.  Then take MD Route 32 West (toward Columbia) for about 8 miles.  Then take the MD Route198 exit toward Laurel/Ft. Meade.  Travel around the circle following the signs to Odenton/Laurel to MD Route 198 East.  In less than 1 mile turn left on to Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.  


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