Jug Bay Natural Area

Marlboro, Maryland 20772

Jug Bay Natural Area

Jug Bay Natural Area Professional Review and Guide

"Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission of Prince Georges County owns 7000 acres of land on the Patuxent River to preserve it and its valuable wetland and upland forest ecosystems. Jug Bay offers an incredible opportunity to observe more than 250 bird species, such as osprey and red-winged blackbirds. Some birds stay here year-round, while others migrate.

Jug Bay has 8 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Furthermore, it hosts two canoe and kayak launch points for the 80-mile-long The overlooks on Jug Bay are great for picture posing and bird-watching. Patuxent Water Trail. Visitors may rent kayaks and canoes from the visitor center."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
75 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
1.5-2 hours
Patuxent River Park
Local Contacts
Available at the park visitor center
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018