Adkins Arboretum

12610 Eveland Rd.
Ridgely, MD 21660- Map It
Phone: (410) 634-2847

AAA Editor Notes

Adkins Arboretum is at 12610 Eveland Rd. Within the arboretum's 400 acres are 5 miles of trails that traverse meadows, a hardwood forest, gardens, wetland and lush bottomland. The visitor center offers a gallery featuring works by local artists. Outdoor sculptures with natural flora are displayed during the summer. Two self-guiding audio tours are available; one tour describes the connection between the Underground Railroad and nature, and the other tour provides an overview of the arboretum's plantings. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).
$5; $2 (ages 6-18).
Hours: Grounds open daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center open Tues.-Sat. 10-4, Sun. noon-4; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Native plant nursery open Fri.-Sat. 10-4, spring-fall. Allow 30 minutes minimum.