THE METROPOLITAN NATURALIST
INSIDE WASHINGTON DC
Area Nature Centers

In addition to this online nature center, there are many brick-and-mortar nature centers in
our area where you can see and learn about nature at a more personal level. Most of
these are available for class field trips, and some will give classroom demonstrations at
your school.
Links to Natural Areas listed by region are below. Many of these have hiking trails.
I will be adding more places to the list, as well as adding hiking trails and things to
see to the places already listed. Check back from time to time to see the updates.
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Wherever you happen to be in the Baltimore-Washington area, you will not have to
go far to find a park or natural area. Some smaller parks in are area are
maintained by individual counties, cities, and towns while larger natural areas are
maintained by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the National
Park Service.

Like most of this website, I am working diligently on these pages. If you know of any
places you think should be added please let me know at the "contact us" button
above.
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HIKING AND NATURAL PLACES IN THE METRO AREA
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