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Adkins Arboretum

#1 of 1 things to do in Ridgely Features Animals
12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660-1317
+1 410-634-2847
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We walked to the arboretum from Tuckahoe State Park. I recommend driving there and saving your... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Annemarie C
Not to be missed!!!

Our first visit and it won't be our last! This arboretum isn't far off of Routes 50 and 301 and is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MaryC508
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Hagerstown, MD
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12610 Eveland Rd, Ridgely, MD 21660-1317
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We walked to the arboretum from Tuckahoe State Park. I recommend driving there and saving your energy to walk around their facility. There's lots to look at. They have a demonstration area, goats, vegetable garden, and nicely paved trails just to name a few. Their...More

Thank Annemarie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit and it won't be our last! This arboretum isn't far off of Routes 50 and 301 and is a hidden gem. The layout of the paths (meadows and woods) have been made with great skill and care. The staff will help you...More

Thank MaryC508
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We kinda stumbled upon this place but we're glad we did. It's part of Tuckahoe State Park but it's run as a separate nonprofit. They charge $5 for admission but it's well worth it. A nice map is provided that shows lots of well marked...More

Thank davisfamilyMd
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wonderful trails and beautiful forested landscapes. While off the beaten path to find, Adkins Arboretum is special in part because of that location. Parking and access is easy. The visitor center is outstanding and the staff is both knowledgable and friendly. The trails are well...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I walk our dogs here almost every week. We find it peaceful and enjoyable. Four miles of trails through beautiful woods and meadows. Always something new to see whether it's new plants in bloom or woodland creatures. You never know what you'll...More

Thank quilt4cats
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Adkins is an absolute gem tucked away in Ridgely. What a fantastic place to have a cup of coffee and walk the beautiful grounds. This is also a great place for cyclists to explore, and they have a wonderful native plants nursery on the grounds...More

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I love going out to Adkins. Stroll the trails, visit the goats, learn about gardening from a perspective of native plants. BUT, my favorite thing is the breadth of programs! Gardening for sure, but the arts, making festive centerpieces, nature walk and soup lunches, dog...More

Thank CRVski
Reviewed 30 June 2016

A beautiful area along a country road. Plenty of parking and reasonable admission. The day we were there students were attending some type of camp. We listened to the instructor as she talked about the wetlands. Enter thru the lovely gift shop with lots of...More

Thank AineFlorida
Reviewed 7 November 2015

This place was an amazing find! for 5 bucks you get a beautiful hike while listening to a fascinating tape of the experiences of runaway slaves who passed through the area on their way to freedom. Excellent presentation!

Thank greenwab
Reviewed 2 September 2015

I was born and raised on a farm, out in the country and now live in Washington, DC. Not so long ago, I was feeling sort of down and my head was getting pretty fuzzy about things and I had this overwhelming urge to get...More

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