Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary and Nature Center

2880 Grays Rd.
Prince Frederick, MD 20678- Map It
Phone: (410) 535-5327

AAA Editor Notes

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary and Nature Center, 4 mi. s.w. via SRs 2/4 and 506, then s. on Gray's Rd., contains one of the nation's northernmost stands of bald cypress trees, which range from 75 to more than 500 years old. An elevated quarter-mile boardwalk angles through part of the swamp. A nature center contains natural and cultural history exhibits, including animals native to the area. Films, demonstrations and programs are scheduled throughout the year. Pets are not permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-4:30, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 1-6, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Mon.-Fri. 9-4:30, Sat. 10-4:30, Sun. 1-4:30, rest of year. Closed most county holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule. Allow 1 hour minimum.