CONTACT: 410-887-2503/2504

Our Mission

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.

All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

To register for an event, please go to https://cromwellvalleypark.campbrainregistration.com/

Garlic Mustard Pull and Pesto

Saturday, April 27 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Garlic Mustard Pull & Pesto – Ages 5+. Grab your work gloves and join us as we pull this invasive weed. Then follow us back to the kitchen to learn how to turn this pest into delicious garlic mustard pesto! $3 members /$5 non-members. Nature Center

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Girl Scouts Day

Sunday, April 28 at 1 PM to 3 PM Girl Scouts Day - Ages 5-11. Meet some of the amazing animals that call Maryland home, then head outside to explore their natural habitat. This program is for Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors. Participants receive a Cromwell Valley Park logo patch. $5 per Scout. Nature Center

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Primitive Technology Weekend

Saturday, May 4 at 10 AM to 4 PM Sunday, May 5 at 10 AM to 1 PM Primitive Technology Weekend - All ages. You are invited to the Willow Grove Nature Center’s Annual Primitive Technology Workshop for the purpose of sharing knowledge and hands-on experience in the replication of items composed of stone, bone, wood, and natural fibers. FREE!…

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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NOWN – Backyard Gardening to Save the Bay

Most Maryland residents live within a half mile of a stream, storm drain, or river and most of those drain into the Chesapeake Bay. What we do in our yards, such as mowing, mulching, watering, fertilizing and planting can have a direct effect on the health of the Bay and the health of our environment. Come learn about “Bay Wise”…

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$10
Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Orioles ~ Neo-Tropical Migrants

Saturday, May 11 at 11 AM to 1 PM Orioles ~ Neo-Tropical Migrants – All ages+. Bring binoculars and join a Naturalist to spot a nest, listen for their songs, and find out where they’ve been. FREE! Nature Center

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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TALMAR GARDENS Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Saturday, May 11 at 11 AM to 3 PM AND Sunday, May 12 at 11 AM to 3 PM TALMAR GARDENS Mother’s Day Plant Sale - All ages! TALMAR invites you to purchase your flowers, vegetables, herbs at our annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale. Come check it out & support their programs that serve wounded warriors & individuals with disabilities.…

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Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden

Sunday, May 12 at 1 PM to 3 PM Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden – Ages 8+. Celebrate the Mom in your life by sharing Mother Earth’s tea. Learn the health benefits of natural teas, gather local plants, enjoy a hot porcelain cup of tea, then take the cup home with you! $5 members /$7 non-members. Nature Center

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$7
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Full Flower Moon Night Hike and Campfire

Friday, May 17 at 8 PM to 9:30 PM Full Flower Moon Night Hike and Campfire – Ages 5+. Take a moonlit stroll and then gather around a campfire for S’mores. $3 members /$5 non-members. Nature Center

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Drop in Gardening

Saturday, May 18 at 9 AM to 12 PM Drop in Gardening! - Individuals/Families ages 13+. Volunteers join us for a morning in the garden. We provide direction, gloves, tools and water. You bring a hat, sun screen and a little energy. FREE! Reservations NOT required. Children’s Garden

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Boy Scout Day

Saturday, May 18 at 1 PM to 3 PM Boy Scout Day – Ages 5 to 11. Meet some of the amazing animals that call Maryland home, then head outside to explore their natural habitat. This program is for Lion, Tiger & Wolf Cubs. Participants receive a Cromwell Valley Park logo patch. $5 per Scout. Nature Center

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Hours

Monday to Friday
9 am to 2 pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

Hours

Closed Monday
Tuesday to Sunday
9 am to 4 pm

In case of inclement weather, the Nature Center and activities follow the Baltimore County Schools. Check at Public Schools for latest info on closing. If closing early, all evening activities at the Park are cancelled.