News and Events
For information and reservations call 410-887-1815.
WILDLIFE HABITAT FOR HOMEOWNERS - June 22, 1-3 PM - Help our native critters, the Bay, and your wallet by learning how to provide wildlife’s four basic needs while creating a landscape that requires less mowing, fertilizing, and pesticides. This program is for Adults. $3 ($2 Members).
GREAT AMERICAN BACKYARD CAMP-OUT - June 22 at 6 PM until June 23 at 9 AM - This special event is part of National Wildlife Federation’s “Be Out There” campaign. Bring your own tent and camping gear, and we’ll provide the night hike, campfire, and s’mores. Be on time to set up your tent and bring you own bag dinner. Fee is per tent. $10 ($8 Members).
PAPER WASP PAPER - June 29 and 30, 2-4 PM - Paper wasps are building nests. Learn about these fascinating insects and make your own natural paper. $3 ($2 Members)
BALTIMORE COUNTY NATURE QUEST - Pick up your Nature Quest Passport booklet online here, at participating parks, or at your local Wegmans grocery store. Passports will direct participants to hiking, biking, and canoeing opportunities at the County’s nature sites, where questers can record their visit in the Passport. Prizes will be given. See the passport for details.
Check out the new Naturalist's Corner, a blog by Master Naturalist, Anita Tyler. The blog is updated frequently, so check it often!
The Nature Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday.
We are closed on Mondays. The park grounds are open dawn to dusk everyday.
13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, MD 21030
410-887-1815 TDD/Deaf 410-887-5319
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Oregon Ridge Lodge
Concerning reservations for picnics and meetings, and for questions about Fireworks, BSO Concerts, the Lake and Swimming at Oregon Ridge; please contact the Oregon Ridge Lodge at 410-887-1818.
The Nature Center is a facility of Baltimore County Department of Recreation & Parks, assisted by the Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council, Inc. This web site is managed by the The Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council, Inc.