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The Cromwell Valley Park Council (CPVC) is a volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the stewardship of Cromwell Valley Park as a public space for passive recreation and School Programs. The CVPC works in cooperation with the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks and other entities to maintain, preserve and protect the natural environment and historic structures in the Park.
UPDATED 11/13/20 DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION:
- THE PARK IS OPEN FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET. Gates will be locked shortly after sunset.
- Porta-potties are closed, so please plan accordingly. NO PUBLIC RESTROOMS AVAILABLE!
- Willow Grove Nature Center and the Sherwood House Office are CLOSED as of 11/16/20.
- Hybrid and Virtual Nature Education Programming is available. Please see our EVENTS AND PROGRAMS link at the top of this page.
- NO BICYCLES are permitted on our trails.
- The Park office may be reached at 410-887-2503 or email@example.com
Don't miss the latest CVP happenings
Ages 8+. Let’s go outside and explore the world of cold temperatures during this Snow Moon. $2 members /$4 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENTFind out more »
Ages 8+. Picasso’s, Rembrandts, and Michelangelo’s unite! Our gourds that were grown in the Children’s Garden have all been cut into bowls and are ready for you to decorate! $5 members /$7 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENTFind out more »
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
We remove invasive plants from the Park and in warmer weather, plant natives and maintain restored habitat – great opportunities for high school students for community service and volunteers who like to work outdoors: Saturdays from 2 PM to 4 PM ~ December 5, 19; January 9, 30; February 13, 27. Meet at the Sherwood House Parking Lot. Reservations NOT…Find out more »
Baltimore, MD 21234
All Ages. Where do Turtles go in the cold winter months? Join a Naturalist to discover what turtles, frogs and toads do to survive. $2 members /$4 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENTFind out more »
Saturday, March 6 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Mad as a March Hare – Ages 2 to 10 with Adult. Where did this saying come from? Rabbits and hares are related, but they’re not the same! Join us to learn some of their differences, meet one, and then make a rabbit or hare craft to take home. $3 members/$5…Find out more »
Sunday, March 7 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Wet Boots and Frog Snoots – Ages 5+. Wear waterproof boots and join a Naturalist as we search for Cromwell Valley's awesome amphibians! $2 members /$4 non-members. Nature CenterFind out more »
Saturday, March 13 at 1 PM to 3 PM The Emerald Isle – Ages 6+. The Isle gave us leprechauns, pots of gold and soda bread. Learn more about Ireland and help make soda bread in our Nature Center Earth Oven. $3 members/ $5 non-members. Nature CenterFind out more »
Habitat Restoration Team - Weed Warrior Days! We will remove invasive plants from the Park and plant/seed natives and maintain restored habitat – great opportunities for high school students for community service and volunteers who like to work outdoors. Saturdays from 2 to 4 PM on MARCH 13, 27; APRIL 10, 24 MAY 15, 29. Meet at the Sherwood House…Find out more »
Baltimore, MD 21234
Sunday, March 14 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Nature Quest Hop Along - All Ages. Get an early start on your 2021 Nature Quest Passport. Bring your own, “Parker the Frog” along on a guided adventure to CVP’s Nature Quest Markers. For more details on Parker the Frog, visit: https://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/departments/recreation/) FREE! Registration Required. Nature CenterFind out more »
Saturday, March 20 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM To BEE or not to BEE – Ages 5+. Spring is in the air! Learn all about bees including the native species such as the Mason and Leafcutter bees. You’ll do your part in supporting the habitat of these low-maintenance insects by creating a nesting can for your yard. $3 members…Find out more »