Find your way to Jug Bay

Paddle over 2,000 acres of tidal freshwater marsh

Wander 19 miles of trails

Look for 300+ bird species

Photo courtesy of Chesapeake Bay Program

Visit Us

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Visitor Center and Main Office

Address: 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian, MD 20711
Phone: 410-222-8006


Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
(Closed Sundays Dec-Feb)

9:00am - 5:00pm

Admission Fee

$6 per vehicle

Glendening Nature Preserve

Plummer Road Entrance
5702 Plummer Lane, Lothian, MD 20711

Monday - Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm

Wrighton Road Entrance
1290 Wrighton Road, Lothian, MD 20711

9:00am - 5:00pm

Nature Preserve at Waysons Corner

Sands Road Entrance
5490 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Daily, Dawn - Dusk

Southern Maryland Blvd Entrance
5481 Southern Maryland Blvd, Lothian, MD 20711

Daily, Dawn - Dusk

Patuxent Wetland Park

1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Daily, Dawn - Dusk

Wootons Landing

4550 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20776

Daily, Dawn - Dusk

Call 410-222-8006 for entry code.


FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Feb 29, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Vernal Pool Monitoring

Feb 29, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Sanctuary Proper
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711


Become a part of our highly dedicated group of volunteers who support the Sanctuary through education, citizen science, and stewardship.

Support the Friends of Jug Bay

Want to help preserve the beautiful habitats and wildlife of Jug Bay? Support the Sanctuary by becoming a member of the Friends of Jug Bay and help us in our mission to protect these unique ecosystems.

Learn more about all of the benefits our members receive.