The refuge offers the public a chance to view a variety of habitats in which wildlife thrives on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The refuge has a full service staffed Visitor Center with restrooms, interpretive exhibits, pollinator garden, observatory, and bookstore (operated by the Friends of Blackwater). Outdoor facilities include the Wildlife Drive (suitable for all auto, foot, and bicycle traffic), an elevated observation deck, a photo blind, walking trails, and paddling trails. Programs for school, scout, and civic organizations are available with advanced notice, and subject to staff availability. Please note that Blackwater does not accept wildlife for rehabilitation. Please use our street when using GPS navigation.
Camp Todd, provided by the Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay Council, Inc., provides the following services: bird watching, boating, swimming, campgrounds & camping, hiking, orienteering, GPS trails, zip line, challenge course and a nature trail. Camp and facilities can be rented by private organizations.
The Lynch Preserve is open every day to the public. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, the 206 wooded acres bordering the Choptank River and Robins Creek feature beautiful walking trails. Please visit and enjoy the gift of nature. The preserve is located at the end of Robins Creek Road, Preston. Limited parking is available at the entrance to the trails. http://www.eslc.org/land-preservation/preserves/
200 spacious wooded campsites
Pull-thru sites & River sites
Electric (20, 30 & 50 amp) & Water hookups
43 Free CATV channels
Picnic tables & Fire rings
Modern restrooms & Free hot showers
Camp store with groceries & camp supplies
Firewood & Ice
40' x 100' Activity building with stage & fireplace
2 - 24' x 40' Pavilions with concrete floors & electric
1 - 18' x 32' Pavilion with concrete floor
On-site pumpout service
Four dump stations
RV & boat storage; limited Indoor Storage
RV setup & removal to storage
Offers a number of amenities, including fishing and boating, hiking trails, playground, camp sites and camp cabins, picnicking, amphitheater, nature center, activities and special events, summer programs and cabin and pavilion rentals. Pets are allowed in all areas of the park except the shelter, cabins (2 pet friendly cabins are available), and playgrounds. Visit the website for the most up to date events schedule, camping season schedule, and a map of the park. Call 1-888-432-2267 to make reservations for the cabins, camping or pavilions, or go to the website to reserve online.
Offers a number of services including canoe and kayak rentals, bike rentals, camping, hiking, fishing, summer day camps, and cabin rentals. The park offers activities and special events on a seasonal basis. Activities include day camps, canoe trips, Scales & Tales presentations and displays, and Challenge Course programs. Each weekend, Memorial Day through Labor Day, park staff offer a number of free family activities. Visit the website for the most up to date events schedule, camping season schedule, and a map of the park. To make a cabin, camping, or shelter reservation, call 1-888-432-2267 or go to the website to reserve online.