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Address: 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD 21660
Phone Number: +1 410-634-2847
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Tranquility with a smile

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 as well.

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Denton, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 waks . I've never been disappointed.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 treasures. Make sure you take a map so you don't get lost. Walk thru a... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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!

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Thank greenwab
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 out in the woods and walk around. Only thing was, it needed to feel like... More 

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Savannah, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Wonderful natural area and arboretum in which we were almost alone on a beautiful summer day. The trails through both meadows and woods are well-maintained and flanked by well-interpreted trees, shrubs, and perennials. Sculpture, organic and creative, appears at random. Streams wander through the woodland providing a great place for children (and some adults) to cool their feet and for... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

I have been a member of this wonderful small Arboretum for about a decade. The grounds are a great place to walk in the woods, alongside a small creek. There is a fine little gift shop and an awesome native plant nursery. The Arboretum also has great events – art shows, art competitions, self-guided local garden tours, children's events, and... More 

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Mitchellville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

This is one of the unknown treasures of Maryland. The twice-yearly native plants sale is not to be missed. Nice book and gift shop. But the best part is the park itself -- walk in natural forest and grassland to see the native habitat of the Chesapeake region. If you want manicured, landscaped botanical garden, you may be disappointed. But... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

I love the Arboretum! Their beautiful trails make for a very peaceful walk. Make sure you visit the goats & they have a really nice gift shop too.

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1 Thank Shawnwaskey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015 via mobile

I work a school for special needs children and sometimes we take our students there for community outings. Sometimes the staff are helpful other times not as much.As far as the sights go it really depends on the time of year that you go.Much more to do in the spring and summer. If you go be sure to use bug... More 

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