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Meadowside Nature Center

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Hands on Fun!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4-star Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, Maryland, USA Hands on Fun! This Nature... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Delightful most times of the year

I am a member of ladies who walk through Meadowside Nature Center. The plantings are varied and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Christine C
Rockville, Maryland, United States
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“raptors”(10 reviews)
“cave”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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5100 Meadowside Ln, Rockville, MD 20855-1812
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4-star Meadowside Nature Center, Rockville, Maryland, USA Hands on Fun! This Nature Center feels more like a museum. The rooms and exhibits make you feel a part of the history of Montgomery County, Maryland. The kids can interact with the displays including the two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I am a member of ladies who walk through Meadowside Nature Center. The plantings are varied and well cared for. There beauty changes throughout the year.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We discovered this park this year and have enjoyed a Woodpecker walk, a bird walk and explored the park a couple times on our own. We were there early this spring when hundreds of frogs (peepers) hatched in the small pond. We could hear them...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marcia P
Reviewed 13 August 2018

What a diamond in the woods (see what I did there?). This place has quickly become a family favorite with our boys old enough to enjoy 4 & 2. The options of what they can do here is plentiful and it's all free. Want to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrianHink
Reviewed 19 June 2018

A few snake and other reptiles behind glass. The room that used to have water and turtles is still there, but water and turtles gone. Kids can still go down in the cave though. The center has lots of activities planned. See website for schedule.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Y4589CJpatricial
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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ddallas1969
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Danielle R
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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank David H
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Fran P
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hannah E
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8 November 2017|
Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
There are no fees for the park, free parking and admission.