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

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Sanctuary Proper
Visitor Center, Main Office, Trails

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

*No pets please

Hours
9:00am - 5:00pm

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

CLOSED:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Admission

$6 per vehicle

Plummer Road Entrance (Main Entrance)
5702 Plummer Lane, Lothian, MD 20711

Hours
Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm

Wrighton Road Entrance
1290 Wrighton Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Hours
Daily
9:00am - 5:00pm

*Leashed dogs allowed. Please pick up after your pet.

Sands Road Entrance
5490 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Hours
Daily, Dawn - Dusk

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

Hours
Daily, Dawn - Dusk

1426 Mt. Zion Marlboro Road, Lothian, MD 20711

Hours
Daily, Dawn - Dusk

4550 Sands Road, Lothian, MD 20776

Hours
Daily, Dawn - Dusk

Homeschool Hikers – Fall Series

Dec 06, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary - Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Pollinator/Preserve Wednesday

Dec 06, 2023 9:00AM—12:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve 6032 Pindell Road Lothian, MD 20711

Volunteer

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.

GuideStar Rating

GOLD2022