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Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center

4701 31st Place
Mount Rainier, MD 20712
301-927-2163; TTY 301-699-2544

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Tuesday-Saturday:  8:30 am-5 pm 

Prince George's County's only urban nature center, the Mount Rainier Nature and Recreation Center features hands-on exhibits, live animals, educational displays, a game room, an outdoor amphitheater, campfire pit, and a playground. A variety of natural history interpretive programs for community and school groups are available. The center has a fully-equipped recreation room available to rent for meetings and special occasions. Please call for more information.

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Educational and School Year Programs
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From the Capital Beltway, take Exit Route 1/College Park, travel 4 miles and turn right on East-West Highway/Route 410. Go 1/2 mile and turn left on Queen's Chapel Road/MD-500. Continue 1.6 miles and turn left at 30th Street; turn left at 31st Place.

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