Friends of Patuxent


                                           Friends o  Patuxent  

Wildlife Images Bookstore & Nature Shop

Open: Tuesday to Sunday



 The COVID-19 emergency has resulted in no access to the National Wildlife Visitor Center.


CLOSED:  Federal Holidays

Proceeds from sales support the public natural-history and environmental-education programs of the Refuge, and the research activities of the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center. Members of Friends of Patuxent and the Military receive a 10% discount on purchases.

Wildlife Images has an extraordinary selection of:


The shop has an array of unique, natural-history and wildlife-themed gift possibilities for all ages;
, including books
, field guides
, educational games and puzzles
, hiking sticks
, hand-carved ornaments and art items
, songbird nest-box kits (great for wintertime family fun!)
, posters, wildlife-themed caps and tee-shirts
, and many other unusual, exciting
, wildlife-related items