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The Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is located at 4025 Cooper Road in Eden, Maryland, less than a 20-minute drive from the downtown areas of Salisbury and Princess Anne, Maryland.

From Business Route 50 in downtown Salisbury, Maryland:
Take Business Route 50 towards downtown Salisbury. From the west, turn right onto Mill Street (just over the drawbridge). From the east, turn left onto Mill Street (just before the drawbridge). Drive 0.1 miles and turn slight right onto Riverside Drive. Drive 5.4 miles until Riverside Drive becomes Riverside Drive Ext. Drive 0.7 miles on Riverside Drive Ext. and turn right onto Campground Road. Drive 0.1 miles and turn left onto Upper Ferry Road, and turn right immediately onto Cooper Road. Drive 4.1 miles on Cooper Road. The entrance to the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is on the left, just across the road from Rivermere Drive.

From Salisbury, Maryland, and points north:
Take Route 13 South towards Princess Anne, Maryland. Turn right onto Eden-Allen Road (Shell Quick Stop is on the right). Drive 2.0 miles and turn right onto Allen Road. Drive 0.3 miles into historic Allen, Maryland. After the bridge, turn right, continuing on Allen Road. Drive 0.4 miles to a stop sign, and turn right continuing on Allen Road. Drive 0.2 miles and turn left onto Upper Ferry Road. Drive 2.4 miles and turn left onto Ditch Bank Road. Drive 0.9 miles and turn left onto Cooper Road. Drive 2.3 miles on Cooper Road. The entrance to the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is on the left, just across the road from Rivermere Drive.

From Princess Anne, Maryland, and points south:
Take Route 13 North towards Salisbury, Maryland. Turn left onto Allen Road. Drive 2.7 miles to historic Allen, Maryland. After the bridge, turn right, continuing on Allen Road. Drive 0.4 miles to a stop sign, and turn right continuing on Allen Road. Drive 0.2 miles and turn left onto Upper Ferry Road. Drive 2.4 miles and turn left onto Ditch Bank Road. Drive 0.9 miles and turn left onto Cooper Road. Drive 2.3 miles on Cooper Road. The entrance to the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is on the left, just across the road from Rivermere Drive.



Get Outdoors Day will be held on August 25, 2018. For more information, please see our Facebook page.

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What People are Saying

With competition from television, video games, and the internet, we need places like the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center to turn kids on to nature. The HODC is your kids' cure for nature deficit disorder.
- Carrie Samis
- Delmarva Environmental Educators Network

I strongly encourage all youth organization leaders to plan a trip to the Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center. There is no better place to encourage youth fellowship and appreciation for the outdoors than the HODC.
- Martin Hutchison
- Pastor, Community of Joy Church

Teachers need outdoor classrooms to make nature come alive for students. The Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is a wonderful field trip destination for local schools.
- Allen Brown
- (Retired), Wicomico County Board of Education

Richard Hazel has always been a friend of scouting. The Hazel Outdoor Discovery Center is a natural tribute to Mr. Hazel's love for children, scouting, and the outdoors.
- Kevin Les Callette
- Field Director, Boy Scouts of America


Our Mission . . .

to provide opportunities to explore and celebrate the outdoors, and to promote harmony between all people through natural experiences.