A pond is a great place to explore. Dragonflies whizz about the cattails as hidden frogs hop from seemingly nowhere – startling whoever is around. Ponds are not stagnant bodies of water, but fed by many flowing streams. Want to explore a local pond? Check out Cromwell Valley Park.
Water, Water Everywhere
On Sunday, August 2 from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m.; Cromwell Valley Park is offering Water, Water Everywhere, a program suitable for all ages at the Willow Grove Nature Center.
The cost is free for members for non-members. Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. Click here for a registration form.
Minebank Run is fed by many secret springs. Discover them on this fun hike and observe the native pond dwellers. Later you will search for the streams source.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road? The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many family activities suited to children and their families available at Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts.
Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Become a member by clicking here for the membership form.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, visit the reptiles, amphibians, and mammals native to Maryland.
Check out Cromwell Valley Park on Sunday, August 2 from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m. for Water, Water Everywhere. Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below.
Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234