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    RECREATION DAY... August 15 at North Tract... ALL AGES!... FREE!... Enjoy being in nature through children’s crafts, live animals, and more

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    Enjoy a half-hour guided tour through forests, meadows, and wetlands. See wildlife and habitats from our all-electric vehicle - FREE

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Public Events

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There are free public events for the whole family throughout the year at Patuxent Research Refuge. Check out our Events Calendar to see what's going on at the refuge!

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
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