The 2-mile walks on flat terrain include Panhandle Point, Hail Creek and Shipyard Creek, areas ordinarily off-limits to the public.
December 3, 2016 (8:00 am - 11:00 am)
January 7, 2017 (8:00 am - 11:00 am)
February 4, 2017 (8:00 am - 11:00 am)
March 4, 2017 (8:00 am - 11:00 am)
The 2-mile walks on flat terrain are open to ages 12 & older, and include Panhandle Point, Hail Creek and Shipyard Creek, areas ordinarily off-limits to the public. Potential bird sightings include Canada geese, tundra swans, scaup, ruddy ducks, buffleheads, mallards, black ducks, canvasbacks, mergansers, grebes and wood ducks, as well as resident bald eagles and other wildlife. Cocoa and cookies will be served later at the refuge’s headquarters. Bring binoculars and a camera; wear boots. Registration is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. No dogs. Walks are free; donations to Friends of Eastern Neck are appreciated. To register, visit. Each registrant will be mailed a packet with directions to the refuge and local motels, B&Bs, restaurants and other points of interest in Kent County, including Chestertown’s First Friday event, which takes place the night before each walk. Contact: Gren Whitman, 443-691-9370.
Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge
1730 Eastern Neck Rd
Rock Hall, MD 21661