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Directions to Poplar Spring

15200 Mt. Nebo Road, Poolesville, MD 20837
Phone: 301-428-8128

Visiting the Sanctuary
The sanctuary is open for tours and visits by appointment only, with the exception of scheduled special events. Please call 301-428-8128 or e-mail info@animalsanctuary.org to schedule a visit. Sponsors are welcome to visit their animals with 24-hours notice, all other visitors please contact us at least a few days to a week before you would like a tour. Tours last approximately one hour and are suitable for all age groups. Thank you!

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Map to Poplar Spring

General Directions from DC, MD, or VA

From DC, take Wisconsin Avenue to River Road. Follow River Road into Maryland and cross over 495. From MD or VA, take 495 to River Road going west towards Potomac. Follow River Road West 11 miles past 495 until you come to a stop sign at a T-intersection. Turn left at the stop sign to stay on River Road. Go another 5 miles. The road will narrow and you will cross 2 one-lane bridges. The road name changes here from River Road to Mt. Nebo Road. We are 2-1/2 miles past the one-lane bridges on the left at 15200 Mt. Nebo Rd. Look for the white mailbox with 15200 on it. Turn left into drive and come through the green gate, proceed one mile to barns. (During events the gate will be open.)

Directions from Rockville or Gaithersburg

Follow Rt. 28 West past Quince Orchard Road. Go another 3 miles, and make a left on Seneca Road (Rt. 112) at the traffic light. (At this light there is a Harris Teeter on the right, and a gas station on the left). Follow Seneca Road a few miles; it will change names and become River Road. Stay straight on River Road. Go another 5 miles. The road will narrow and you will cross 2 one-lane bridges. The road name changes here from River Road to Mt. Nebo Road. We are 2-1/2 miles past the one-lane bridges on the left at 15200 Mt. Nebo Rd. Look for the white mailbox with 15200 on it. Turn left into drive and come through the green gate, proceed one mile to barns. (During events the gate will be open.)

 
       
   

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