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Meadowside Nature Center

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5100 Meadowside Ln, Rockville, MD 20855-1812
+1 301-258-4030
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Raptor Festival

We came for the Raptor Festival and it was great! Our tour guides were super friendly and... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
ddallas1969
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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
Hidden Beauty

We love the Nature Center! There are great exhibits and the staff care for raptors who live there... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Danielle R
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Derwood, Maryland
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“on display” (4 reviews)
“cave” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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5100 Meadowside Ln, Rockville, MD 20855-1812
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+1 301-258-4030
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We came for the Raptor Festival and it was great! Our tour guides were super friendly and informative and you could tell they were passionate about all birds. The folk band was really good and there was plenty for everyone to do. We hiked on...More

Thank ddallas1969
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We love the Nature Center! There are great exhibits and the staff care for raptors who live there year round. Our daughter attended summer camp there for a couple of years and loved it!! There are nice hiking trails, a large pond and you'll find...More

Thank Danielle R
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We love taking our dogs here on the well maintained trails for a short or longer walk. Beautiful varied terrain with a lake and we always discover something new. Check out the historic cabins in one corner of the park. Lots of stuff for the...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Went to their periodic raptor weekend where injured raptors (owls, hawks, falcons), who had been nursed back to health but could not be released due to lifelong severity of injuries, were on display. Wonderful service to the birds, educational, and can visit at any time...More

Thank Fran P
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Kids love this park and natural history museum. If you book a party, they provide a speaker on, say, insects, who brings live demonstrations and takes the kids on a hike. You bring the refreshments, and the kids have a great time.

Thank Hannah E
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent museum to bring your young children. Offers small room setting so it's nice and calm; Open floor plan of the larger museums can be overwhelming. Lots of things to touch and play, yet a lot of historic information. On a nice...More

Thank Olga C
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We spent about 1. 5 hours here. There is plenty to do for young children. A cave with a slide, a canoe and some other hands on areas. They also have a play room with books, toys and puzzles that is very educational. They have...More

Thank hyperhippiechic
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Many things to do and see. Stuffed animals as well as various nature setups. Other times of year there are outside things.

Thank Lincoln117
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Located in Rock Creek Park Meadowside Nature Center has 8 miles of nature trails, you can visit the resident owls, hawks, Eagle on the Raptor Walkway. Explore diverse habitats found in Maryland and so much more.

Thank JLemieux88
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you are looking for a modest educational and fun activity for kids between 2-12 years, this is the one. Outdoor and indoor activities, beautiful area, birds, a fun artificial cave, curiosity room suitable for kids and babies. The staff is very welcoming, and on...More

Thank sara r
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees for the park, free parking and admission.
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