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North Tract Location 

Directions to the North Tract entrance to the Patuxent Research Refuge

From Washington, D.C.: Take Baltimore/Washington Parkway (Route 295) North and exit on to MD Route 198  East toward Fort Meade.  Travel almost 2 miles.  Then turn right on to Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.

From Baltimore: Take Baltimore/Washington Parkway (Route 295) South and take the MD Route 198 exit toward Fort Meade/Laurel.  Then turn left on to Route 198 heading East and travel about 2 miles.  Then turn right onto Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.

From Annapolis: From MD Route 50 west of Annapolis, take Interstate Route 97 North.  Then take MD Route 32 West (toward Columbia) for about 8 miles.  Then take the MD Route198 exit toward Laurel/Ft. Meade.  Travel around the circle following the signs to Odenton/Laurel to MD Route 198 West.  In less than 1 mile turn left on to Bald Eagle Drive (at the ball fields) and travel 1 mile to the North Tract Visitor Contact Station.   

Telephone:  301-497-5770  Fax:  301-776-4671



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