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Machicomoco is a new Virginia state park in Gloucester County that tells the region’s story from the perspective of its American Indians.
The Bayside communities of North Beach and Chesapeake Beachhave a long and colorful history that’s worth a day trip for anyone that treasures the Chesapeake way of life.
Katrina Jones is the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) Program Manager for Education and Stakeholder Engagement.
The beauty and sensory delights of Brookside are not the only reasons to visit. It also offers programs with health and wellness benefits.
The Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge is home to one of the largest great blue heron rookeries on the Potomac River. Whenever I visit, I look for shadows in the tree canopy and wild clattering, both telltale signs of a heron rookery.
The BWI/B&A trail system is a multi-use, all-season magnet, benefiting the health and happiness of those lucky enough to live nearby.
While this section of Patapsco Valley State Park is great for a lot of outdoor activities including hiking, mountain biking, and exploring historic sites, the nature lover in me keeps coming back for the wildlife viewing.
We are blessed with a great number of easily accessible state, national, and regional parks, arboretums, and natural areas that showcase great wildflower habitats and make for rewarding wildflower hikes.
You may be surprised to learn that you do not need to leave the confines of Washington, DC to find world-class spring migration birding opportunities. There are a number of parks and habitats throughout the city that provide important habitat for breeding or foraging on the journey northwards.
Franklin Point has a natural, undeveloped feel that may not be for everyone, but for those who enjoy passive pursuits like hiking and wildlife viewing it is perfect just as it is.
From primitive campsites to cabin ‘glamping’ and everything in between, Maryland state parks have something for all nature lovers to enjoy.
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