The Backyard Naturalist is the area's largest and oldest independent supplier of wild bird products and gifts for nature lovers of all ages! Proudly serving the Washington, DC metropolitan area for almost twenty-five years.
Shop Small, Shop Local Shop the DC Area’s Best Holiday Gift Selection
Shopping local, small businesses in your own backyard, benefits your entire community.
We're your One Stop Shop to find gifts for everyone on your holiday list. The Backyard Naturalist has gifts for all ages and within any budget.
Hot Gift Ideas:
Come browse through our Gift-Boxed, One-Of-A-Kind Rock, Mineral, Crystal & Fossil Specimens. . .we have the area's best selection outside the Smithsonian Gift Shop!
And NEW! for local sports fans:
Redskins, Ravens, Capitals and Nationals!!! We have officially licensed flags, mini-flags, doormats and tree faces.
Don't forget stocking stuffers!
Lots of variety in every price range.
Rock, Mineral or Crystal specimens
Nepal Angel Bracelets
Folkmanis™ Finger Puppets
Scented Mug Mats
Just too much more to mention, including ornaments, jewelry, mugs, magnets, calendars, CDs, candles, stationery...
Enjoy a more stress-free holiday shopping experience this year with old-fashioned customer service, convenient free parking and extended shopping hours. We're right here in your neighborhood and glad to help. Stop by and see what's new!
We are Maryland's first and only store to be awarded Droll Yankees' Five Feather Platinum Premier dealer status.
We have it all, including:
- WE WON!!!
Thank you for voting us ( For the second year!!! ) 'Best Gift Shop' in Montgomery County, Maryland As a small, independent business, we are ... Read More
- MOLD ALERT! Check Your Wild Bird Feeders!!!
Due to the recent extended rain, dangerous molds and fungus can be developing in the bottom of your bird feeders. Even though we'd recently cleaned our ... Read More
- The Backyard Naturalist’s Fall Birders Checklist
Five Tips for Five Times the Fun!!! Keep Hummingbird feeders up for two weeks after your last sighting. This will not keep your hummers from migrating – ... Read More
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