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Parks Maryland Patapsco - Purse

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 Patapsco Valley SP  State Park        Maryland DNR
410 461-5005
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City  MD 21043
Patapsco Valley State Park extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 14,000 acres and five developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback and mountain bike trails
  Last Update    4 /22/2004

  Patuxent  Research Refuge       Fish and Wildlife Service FWS  e-mail


  10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop

  Laurel   MD 20708 4027

    Established in 1936 by executive order of President Franklin D.

    Roosevelt, the Patuxent Research Refuge is the Nation's only

    National Wildlife Refuge established to support wildlife research.


  Patuxent River SP  State Park                                 MD DNR
301 924-2127
Route 97
Gaithersburg   MD 20878
c/o  Seneca Creek SP
Located in Howard and Montgomery counties, along the upper 12  miles of the Patuxent River, the park is comprised of 6,700 acres  of natural areas and farmlands. Recreational use is primarily   hunting, fishing, hiking and horseback riding.

  Piscataway Park          National Park Service     NPS


  301 763-4600

  13551 Fort Washington Road

  Fort Washington   MD 20744

    The tranquil view from Mount Vernon of the Maryland shore of the

    Potomac is preserved as a pilot project in the use of easements to protect parklands from obtrusive urban expansion. The project  

    began in 1952 to preserve the river view

  Pocomoke River SF  State Forest                   Maryland DNR
410 632-2566
c/o Pocomoke River SP
Snow Hill   MD 21863
The scenic Pocomoke River is the setting for Pocomoke River State Forest and Park. The park is split into two areas, Shad Landing and Milburn Landing. Shad Landing is on the south side of   the Pocomoke River off Route 113. Milburn Landing is on the north
  Last Update    4 /13/2004

  Pocomoke River SP  State Park                 Maryland DNR
410 632-2566
3461 Worcester Highway
Snow Hill     MD    21863
  Last Update    4 /22/2004

  Point Lookout SP  State Park                Maryland DNR
301 872-5688
11175 Point Lookout Road
Scotland    MD 20687
Recreational opportunities abound on this picturesque peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River.  Swimming, fishing, boating and camping are just a few of the     activities to be enjoyed in this beautiful bay setting.
  Last Update    4 /23/2004

  Potomac SF   State Forest            Maryland DNR
301 334-2038
222 Herrington Lane
Oakland  MD 21550
The Potomac State Forest, 11,461 acres situated between the towns of Oakland and Westernport and partially bordering the Potomac River, is reached from Maryland Routes 135 and 560. The forest drains into the Potomac River Basin
Last Update    4 /13/2004

  Purse SP  State Park                Maryland DNR
301 743-7613
Marbury  MD 20658
MD Rte 224
c/o Smallwood SP
Wades Bay      MD
Purse State Park is located on the Potomac River on Wades Bay.  Purse is a wooded undeveloped area that is used for hunting, bird  watching, fishing and fossil hunting. Parking is located off of  Maryland Route 224 across from a .25 mile trail
Last Update    4 /23/2004



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