Refuge Closures

Weather Related Closures

The Blackwater NWR Visitor Center and/or Wildlife Drive may be closed during and after severe weather and winter storms for safety purposes.  To check the status of the refuge, please call 410-228-2677 and enter extension 7620 (if no one answers the phone).  The refuge status can also be checked at the Blackwater NWR Facebook page.  

Marsh Edge Trail

The Marsh Edge Trail is now closed to protect nesting eagles and other birds. The trail usually reopens mid-summer.