The refuge is located ~12 miles south of the town of Cambridge on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. From Route 50 in Cambridge take Route 16 West (Church Creek Road) until the blinker light (~5 miles), then turn left onto Egypt Road. Follow Egypt road for ~ 7 miles and it will dead end at Key Wallace Drive. Turn left for the Wildlife Drive, or turn right for the refuge office and the visitor center.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge2145 Key Wallace DriveCambridge, Maryland 21613Telephone: 410-228-2677(Hearing-impaired visitors may call the Maryland Relay Service at TDD/800-735-2258 voice)
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The Delmarva peninsula fox squirrel (DFS) is a large tree squirrel that lives in mature hardwood and pine forests throughout the Delmarva peninsula. Currently listed as an endangered species, this squirrel is found at only a few sites on the eastern shore, with Blackwater refuge hosting the largest natural population.