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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A good place to observe avariety of migrating birds.
Cambridge, Maryland, United States
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“beautiful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2012

Great area for biking and kayaking or just going for a ride.

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English first
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297 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Great for birdwatchers but not kids”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2012

Not much to see here if you live on the shore, just more marsh and birds and marsh and birds...

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Burke, VA
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80 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Don't forget to bring your camera”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2011

We come here several times a year. Each time there are different birds and waterfoul. This trip there were way too many Canada Geese. Also plentyful were Bald Eagles. If you want to see and photograph Bald Eagles, this is the time of the year to come here. We also were able to see White Pelicans, Pintail Ducks and Northern Shovelers (ducks). The wildlife drive is undergoing some construction so you have to be picky when you come because they do close off some of it while the work in underway. we were there early enough in the day that it did not effect us. Love this place for the photographic opportunities. There is a small entrance fee ($3.00), however, it is usualy waived during the construction.

Visited December 2011
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Seaford, Delaware
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131 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“The best place to see the sunset in winter”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2011

This place is a great place to see the sunset in winter and we often try to time it that way. The Old Salty's restaurant out on the island (Hoopers) is in an old school building, is right on the waterfront, and looks out across to the Western Shore. Besides the natural beauty of the area we love the food at Salty's. This place is a good piece of driving from our house but is always worth the drive.

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California
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice Local for an Easy Hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

Lovely saltwater marsh with well defined trails, restrooms and good handouts.

Visited October 2011
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