Race Road Wetlands
Race Road, Elkridge Maryland 21075
- Size: 0.5 mile wetland
adjacent to Race Road.
- Habitat: A shallow
beaver-created wetland surrounded by deciduous trees. Wetland
contains snags and extensive areas of emergent vegetation;
mudflats emerge during droughts.
- Best Months: March to December
- Coverage Time: 30 minutes to
- Trails/Paths: No obvious
trails. Most viewing is from Race Road.
- Notable Birds: Gadwall,
Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler, Northern Pintail, American Bittern, Great Egret,
Little Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Yellow-crowned Night-Heron,
White Ibis, Least Tern, Prothonotary Warbler, Rusty
- Amenities: None
- Handicapped Access: Limited,
except from a vehicle in the gravel parking area.
- Operation and Hours: Maryland
state parkland; dawn to dusk along a public road.
- Special Attractions: This
heavily vegetated Coastal Plain wetland could attract almost any
marsh or water bird.
Compiler: Joanne Solem