Brookside Nature Center

1400 Glenallan Ave.
Wheaton, MD 20902- Map It
(301) 962-1480

AAA Editor Notes

Brookside Nature Center is 1 mi. n. on SR 97 (Georgia Ave.), .3 mi. n.e. on Randolph Rd., then .7 mi. e. to 1400 Glenallan Ave. In addition to hiking trails this wooded area offers native plant gardens, a nature play area for children, a re-created post-emancipation homestead, indoor live animal exhibits and opportunities for bird-watching. Naturalist-led programs also are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
Free.
Hours: Nature center Tues.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Trails daily dawn-dusk. Closed major holidays.