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Nature

Little Bennet Park

Field Trip: Little Bennett Park Location: 23701 Frederick RoadClarksburg, MD 20871 Contact: 301-528-3450 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Park: Little Bennett Regional Park is the largest natural gem of Montgomery County. Throughout its 3,700 acres, you will find over 20 miles of trails leading you to and through quality forests, meadows, … Continue reading »

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Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Field Trip: Chesapeake Children’s Museum Location: 25 Silopanna RoadAnnapolis, MD 21403 Contact: 410.990.1993 Grades: PreK – 4th View Larger Map About the Museum: The mission of Chesapeake Children’s Museum is to create an environment of discovery about oneself, the peoples, the technologies, and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay area for all our children and … Continue reading »

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Spring Meadow Farms

Field Trip: Spring Meadow Farms Location: 15513 Hanover Pike (Route 30)Upperco, MD 21155 Contact: 410-239-8505 Grades: PreK – 2nd View Larger Map About the Museum: Your Spring tour will begin with a walking tour of our farm. Your group will meet the chickens, turkeys, goats, sheep, geese and ponies in our farm zoo. After meeting … Continue reading »

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Oregon Ridge Nature Center

Field Trip: Oregon Ridge Nature Center Location: 13555 Beaver Dam RoadCockeysville, MD 21030 Contact: 410-887-1815 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: On land that is now Oregon Ridge Nature Center, there was a very active iron ore and marble mining operation during the mid-19th century. In order to process the iron … Continue reading »

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National Wildlife Visitor Center

Field Trip: National Wildlife Visitor’s Center Location: 10901 Scarlet Tanager LoopLaurel, MD 20708-4027 Contact: 301/497-5580 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: The largest science and environmental education center in the Department of the Interior, this unique U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service facility is located on the 12,841 acre Patuxent Research Refuge. … Continue reading »

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Audubon Naturalist Society

Field Trip: Audubon Naturalist Society Location: 8940 Jones Mill Rd.Chevy Chase MD Contact: 301-652-9188 x 17 Grades: PreK and up View Larger Map About the Museum: The Audubon Naturalist Society is the largest and oldest independent environmental organization in the Washington, DC region -a pioneer in linking conservation activities with environmental education. They manage three … Continue reading »

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Maryland Zoo

Field Trip: Maryland Zoo Location: Druid Hill ParkBaltimore, MD 21217 Contact: 410-396-7102 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: The Baltimore Zoo was created by act of the Maryland state legislature on April 7, 1876. (Its name was changed to The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore in 2004.) It is the third oldest zoo in … Continue reading »

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Larriland Farm

Field Trip: Larriland Farm Location: 2415 Woodbine RoadWoodbine, MD 21797 Contact: 410-442-2605 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: Larriland Farm is family owned and operated by the Moores. Larry and Polly started the pick your own farming operation in 1973. Pick-you-own crops begin in May with strawberries and last until November. Check the … Continue reading »

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Irvine Nature Center

Field Trip: Irvine Nature Center Location: 11201 Garrison Forest RoadOwings Mills, MD 21117 Contact: 443-738-9200 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: Irvine Nature Center’s Exhibit Gallery highlights uniquely Piedmont habitats: woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. Interactive exhibits provide hands-on learning and tools to better explore nature in the Piedmont region. Sounds of nature fill … Continue reading »

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Clarks Elioak Farm

Field Trip: Clarks Elioak Farm Location: 10500 Clarksville Pike (State Route 108)Ellicott City, MD 21042 Contact: 410-730-4049 Grades: All View Larger Map About the Museum: The Clark family has been farming in Howard County since 1797. Starting every spring on April 1, we are open for you and your children to come and visit our … Continue reading »

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