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Flag Ponds Nature Park

1525 Flag Ponds Pkwy., Lusby 20657
Phone: 410-586-1477 • 410-535-5327 • Fax 410-586-3780

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Once a pound-net fishing station on the Chesapeake Bay, Flag Ponds Nature Park displays a remarkable variety of natural environments from sandy beaches to freshwater ponds and the forested heights of Calvert Cliffs. Hiking trails, fossil hunting, observation platforms, wetlands boardwalk, fishing pier, the beach and visitors center with wildlife exhibits. Picnic tables and grills are provided. No lifeguards or nettle nets. Swim at your own risk. Limited wheelchair access.

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Calvert Cliffs State Park

10540 H.G. Trueman Rd., Lusby 20657
Phone: 301-743-7613 • Fax 301-743-9405

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Hike through this 1,460-acre wooded state park to the majestic Calvert Cliffs on the Chesapeake Bay. Formed over 15 million years ago, the cliffs contain over 600 species of fossils.  Ideal for hiking, picnicking, fishing and fossil hunting.  Two-mile walk to the beach.  Large tire park.  Information available for pavilion rentals, youth camping or hunting.  Limited wheelchair access.

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary

2880 Grays Rd., Prince Frederick 20678
Phone: 410-535-5327 • Fax 410-414-3473

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Battle Creek Cypress Swamp, a 100-acre ecological sanctuary, includes the northernmost naturally occurring stand of bald cypress trees in America. A nature trail features an elevated boardwalk. The Nature Center houses live animals and exhibits. Classes, demonstrations, field trips and special programs are offered throughout the year. Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.

Annmarie Garden Sculpture Park & Arts Center

13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons 20688
Mailing Address: PO Box 99, Dowell 20629
Phone: 410-326-4640 • Fax 410-326-4887

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Annmarie Garden, in association with the Smithsonian Institution, is a sculpture park and arts center located in scenic Solomons. Enjoy an exquisite collection of outdoor sculpture, much of it on loan from the Smithsonian Institution. The Arts Center features rotating exhibits, art classes, and gift shop. With a busy calendar of programs, special events and classes, visitors will enjoy exploring this exceptional attraction.