We have moved from Piscataway Creek to


Mattawoman Creek in Indian Head starting 2017!




Special Events and New Tours


Invasive Plant Removal - Save the Natives!  April 1 from 9 to noon

Mattingly Park, Indian Head


Mallows Bay World War I Centennial Commomoration with kayak tours on April 22


Mattawoman Creek Nature & Kayak Center Opens May 7th



Past Events — stay tuned for more like this!

Mattawoman Creek Sunset Tour  (Indian Head, Maryland)

September 10 (Saturday) from 5:30 to 7:30  $50 per person

Learn the basics of kayaking, and off we’ll go to explore Mattawoman Creek at the most beautiful time of day!


Fascinating Birds of Mattawoman Creek


Discover the birds that make Mattawoman Creek their home, from soaring Bald Eagles to energetic little Red-winged Blackbirds. Learn how each bird plays an important role in this globally rare, tidal freshwater ecosystem.


Underwater Wonders


Meet live animals and plants that inhabit Mattawoman Creek and discover what they need to live and grow.  See how tiny glass shrimp defend themselves and learn about edible wild rice and American lotus that line the shores of this beautiful creek.


The Mysterious American Eel


Take a journey learning about the life cycle and ecology of the mysterious American eel. Meet a live freshwater mussel and its fish host, the American eel, and see different types of eel traps used by watermen.


Who Polluted Mattawoman Creek?


Play the hands-on game “Who Polluted Mattawoman Creek,” learn about water quality, and see how to help keep Mattawoman Creek and other Chesapeake Bay tributaries clean.




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