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Charlotte's Quest
Charlotte's Quest Pine Valley Park Manchester, Maryland.jpg
Type nature center
Location 3400 Wilhelm Lane
Manchester, Maryland
Area 60 acres (0.24 km2; 0.094 sq mi)
Created May 3, 1995
Etymology Charlotte Collett
Operated by Manchester Parks Foundation
Hiking trails 4 12 miles (7.2 km)

Charlotte's Quest Nature Center is a nature center in Manchester, Maryland. It is operated by the Manchester Parks Foundation and is adjacent to Pine Valley Park and Manchester Elementary School.


Charlotte's Quest Nature Center was opened on May 3, 1995 as Charlotte's Quest for the Outside World. It was named after Charlotte Collett, a retired teacher who had the vision of opening the facility.

In 2001, following Collett's passing, the town of Manchester voted unanimously to name the center in honor of her.

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