Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
Prince Frederick, MD

battle creek cyrpess swamp

Located a couple of miles south of Prince Frederick, Battle Creek is home to one of the northernmost stands of Bald Cypress trees in the United States. The "swamp" provides an excellent setting for Calvert County first grade students to learn about pollinators. In addition to the boardwalk trail through the cypress swamp, other habitats include upland forest areas, open fields and a freshwater pond. Battle Creek houses an excellent visitor's center with displays interpreting the natural history of Calvert County. Battle Creek Cypress Swamp is administered through the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.

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