This 400-acre preserve is located on the Tuckahoe Creek and includes portions of the region's most significant wetlands. Offers five miles of walks, education programs, art exhibits, lectures, special events, wedding rentals, workshops, garden tours, and native plant sales. Public amenities include a visitor's center with gift shop, library, and meeting room. Many volunteer opportunities available. Nature preschool gives free tuition to families living in Caroline County through a community grant.
Guided Nature Walks 1st Saturday of every month at 10:00am. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve through December 31.
The refuge offers the public a chance to view a variety of habitats in which wildlife thrives on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The refuge has a full service staffed Visitor Center with restrooms, interpretive exhibits, pollinator garden, observatory, and bookstore (operated by the Friends of Blackwater). Outdoor facilities include the Wildlife Drive (suitable for all auto, foot, and bicycle traffic), an elevated observation deck, a photo blind, walking trails, and paddling trails. Programs for school, scout, and civic organizations are available with advanced notice, and subject to staff availability. Please note that Blackwater does not accept wildlife for rehabilitation. Please use our street when using GPS navigation.
The Lynch Preserve is open every day to the public. Thanks to our dedicated volunteers, the 206 wooded acres bordering the Choptank River and Robins Creek feature beautiful walking trails. Please visit and enjoy this gift of nature. The preserve is located at the end of Robins Creek Road in Preston. Limited parking is available at the entrance to the trails.
200 spacious wooded campsites
Pull-thru sites & River sites
Electric (20, 30 & 50 amp) & Water hookups, some sewer sites
43 Free CATV channels
Picnic tables & Fire rings
Modern restrooms & Free hot showers
Camp store with groceries & camp supplies
Movie rentals (mostly VHS, some DVDs)
Free Wi-Fi throughout the campground
Firewood & Ice
40' x 100' Activity building with stage & fireplace
2 - 24' x 40' Pavilions with concrete floors & electric
1 - 18' x 32' Pavilion with concrete floor
On-site pumpout service
Four dump stations
RV & boat storage; limited Indoor Storage
RV setup & removal to storage