Maryland Fast Facts and Fun

Maryland Fast Facts and Fun
State Travel and Recreation

Fishing Locations

Museums and Zoos
Maryland State Arts Council
Baltimore Museum of Art
Walters Art Gallery
Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
National Aquarium in Baltimore
Salisbury Zoo
Catoctin Wildlife Reserve and Zoo
Tri-State Zoological Park
Smithsonian National Zoo

University of Maryland Golf Course
Baltimore Golf County

Horse Racing
Preakness 2008

Stadiums and Ballparks
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Ripken Stadium

Beach and Water Sports
Rules about Boating in Maryland
Canoeing, Kayaking, Water Trails
Assateague State Park
Ocean City, Maryland
Sandy Point State Park
Swimming in Maryland

Outdoor Recreation
Maryland Outdoor Recreation
Maryland Campgrounds
Maryland Cycling Trails
Maryland Hiking Trails

State Symbols

State Bird: Baltimore Oriole
State Boat: Skipjack
State Cat: Calico
State Crustacean: Blue Crab
State Dinosaur: Astrodon Jonstoni
State Dog: Chesapeake Bay Retriever
State Drink: Milk
State Fish: Rockfish (Striped Bass)
State Flag: bears the arms of the Calvert and Crossland families
State Flower: Black-Eyed Susan
State Folk Dance: Square Dance
State Fossil Shell: Ecphora Gardnerae Gardnerae (Wilson)
State Gem: Patuxent River Stone
State Horse: Thoroughbred Horse
State Insect: Baltimore Checkerspot Butterfly
State Reptile: Diamondback Terrapin
State Song: “Maryland, My Maryland”
State Sport: Jousting
State Team Sport: Lacrosse
State Theaters: Olney Theater (Olney) and Center State (Baltimore)
State Tree: White Oak

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