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Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary

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8940 Jones Mill Rd, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4725
+1 301-652-9188
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So pretty - Well kept secret

This is a beautiful location that I never knew was there. We were invited to a wedding here and it... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Gin2busy
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Potomac, Maryland
Suburban treasure

This nature center has wonderful educational programs for kids and adults. Its shop has eveythring... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2017
BlueNWashington
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Washington DC
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8940 Jones Mill Rd, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4725
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8940 Jones Mill Rd, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4725
+1 301-652-9188
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is a beautiful location that I never knew was there. We were invited to a wedding here and it was just perfect. If the weather cooperates, and you do not have too large of a crowd, it's a homerun!!

Thank Gin2busy
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This nature center has wonderful educational programs for kids and adults. Its shop has eveythring in the world for birds and is a great place to buy seed, suet and feeders. Join the center and get a discount. Plenty of parking

Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Nice to walk in the woods, you will see different kind of birds, deers, foxes and even coyotes (the last one, someone told me!). They have also a summer camp that was very good.

Thank Natalia I
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Our daughter held her wedding ceremony and reception here in September. It was a very lovely setting, with room for the ceremony outside in a wooded glen (plus a fall back in case it rained inside) and adequate room in a very nice historic house...More

Thank Rappongi27
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Small trail through various woodland and meadow settings. Good for preschoolers or primary grades or non rugged outdoorsy types. Great gift shop. Good classes for kids. I go by it all the time. I have not been in a long time but no way to...More

Thank Alcove969
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A visit to the Audobon Naturalist Society's headquarters at Woodend in Chevy Chase, MD, will repay your effort many times over. It has a relatively small forest area surrounding its mainbuilding that demonstrates, particularly for children, how nature, birds and wildlife function. It has a...More

Thank globfin
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Best quiet reserve in the city, and definitatly best place to buy birdseed, houses, books - or just chat with everybody. Join!

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

It was a fun property to explore. Slightly smaller than I expected, but it was clearly well thought out. I enjoyed the use of the loaner binoculars, and was rewarded by seeing a few feathered friends. Their gift shop is enticing, and I couldn't help...More

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I have walked in the woods, and the children I care for have gone to summer camp there. They loved learning more about nature, and seeing deer close up. This is a place you could spend as little as an hour, or several exploring the...More

Thank misswk2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I live very near the Woodland Sanctuary and besides its beauty and wonderful wildlife and vegetation, the people are gracious and caring. Thanks to the proximity, I get to go there frequently. Even when I don't thanks to being close I see the most wonderful...More

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ozzo1974
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Response from robertgD4013LZ | Reviewed this property |
It is open to the public. I don't believe admission charge. They do have a book,bird seed and feeder shop. Book shop is great for kids, grown ups, amateurs and real birders.
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