Fields of Gold: Sunflowers in Maryland

Nothing says summer like a sunflower in bloom. Head over the McKee-Beshers in nearby Poolesville, Md., for fields of gold.

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Nothing says summer like a sunflower in bloom. Head over to McKee-Beshers WMA in nearby Poolesville, Md., for fields of gold.
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McKee-Beshers WMA is located just off River Road near Poolesville, Md.
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See this PDF map for sunflower field locations.
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You'll also find plenty of trails for hiking and biking, and you can mix and mingle with wildlife -- you could spot deer, wild turkeys, waterfowl and songbirds -- more than 200 species call the place home!
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The sunflowers are usually planted in early June each year.
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The sunflowers are expected to be in full bloom through the end of August.
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