The Wildlife Conservation

 

Interpretive 

 

Tram Tour

 

This extremely popular attraction operates from early spring through late fall. 

From mid-March to the end of the school year,  weekends only.

During the summer, the tram runs weekdays and weekends. 

From the beginning of the school year to mid-November, the tram follows 

a weekend-only  schedule.
From mid-November to mid-March the tram does not run.

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Summer scheduled weekday times are 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, and 2:30

Weekend scheduled times are: 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30

The electric tram travels through the Great Eastern Hardwood Forest surrounding Lake Redington.  Starting from the National Wildlife Visitor Center, the tram progresses through several different types of habitats prompting discussion and interpretation of: the animal inhabitants of those habitats, how the habitats change, threats encountered by the animal life, wildlife conservation efforts conducted by the refuge, and research conducted by the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. The tour concludes back at the Visitor Center with a discussion of wildlife conservation efforts which can be pursued by everyone who is concerned about the future of wildlife on our planet.

Individual Ticket Cost:

$3 - Adult
$2 - Seniors (55 & over)

$1 - Children (age 12 & under)

Reservation Information: Tram operation

 

The tram may be reserved for a fee of $50 per tour ( 40 passengers). 

Cancellations must be made one week before the reservation date. 

If the tram is cancelled by the center, a full refund will be provided.

Check for available reservation times when you make the reservation.

 

For reservations, please call 301-497-5763

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