This Parking Pass is required for on-site entry and parking at SERC (647 Contees Wharf Road, Edgewater, MD 21037) during Open House May 20, 2017. On-site parking passes are only available for sale online, not offered day of the event. Alternatively, no pass is needed for FREE PARKING at Central Middle School/South River High School (221 and 201 Central Ave E, Edgewater, MD, 21037) where shuttle service will run to and from SERC all day. We encourage those who have purchased boat tickets to also purchase an on-site parking pass for timely travel to the dock. Note: Drivers with disabilities and handicap plate/placard may park on-site at SERC free.
About Open House:
On Saturday, May 20th, join the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) for our FREE, annual Open House.
SERC's 2,650 acres of forest, farmland, wetlands and shoreline host some of the longest-running environmental projects in the world. This year we are celebrating Bay Optimism! Hold a horseshoe crab. Talk to a scientist. Embark on a river cruise, or take a hay wagon through the forest. Discover environmental success stories that ecologists, policymakers and citizens like you make happen every day.
FREE PARKING is available at CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL and SOUTH RIVER HIGH SCHOOL where you will catch a shuttle bus to SERC.As an alternative to free parking at the school, a limited number of $12/car passes may be purchased online for parking available on SERC property. Boat Ride tickets may also be purchased for $8.Online ticketing ends May 19th at 1pm.