CONTACT: 410-887-2503

THE PARK IS OPEN FROM SUNRISE TO SUNSET. Gates will be locked shortly after sunset. No bicycles are permitted on our trails.

The Park office may be reached at 410-887-2503 or info@cromwellvalleypark.org

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.

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Winter Calendar Announced
Winter Calendar Announced

Registration opens on 11/22/22 at 9:00 a.m. for all Winter Programs. You may find a full list at https://cromwellvalleypark.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Final-CVPC-Winter-Program-Calendar.pdf

All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

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

Full Moon Night Hike

Friday, December 9 at 5:30 PM to 7 PM Full Moon Night Hike - Ages 8+. Join a Naturalist as we hike the trails to listen for owls. Then roast some marshmallows around the campfire! Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather! $2 members/$4 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Soapstone and Pendants

Saturday, December 10 at 1 PM to 3 PM Soapstone and Pendants - Ages 12+. Indigenous people used soapstone for pipes and beads. Create soapstone pendants using stone drills. $2 members /$4 non-members. Primitive Technology Lab BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Primitive Technology Lab at Willow Grove, 2176 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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How Do Animals Stay Warm?

Sunday, December 11 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM How Do Animals Stay Warm? - Ages 4+. Join a Naturalist to discover the ways reptiles, mammals, birds, and frogs avoid the cold. $2 members /$4 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Holiday Centerpieces

Saturday, December 17 at 1 PM to 3 PM Holiday Centerpieces - Ages 13+. The fresh greens in your arrangement will bring the scent and beauty of the outdoors to your table. Please bring garden gloves if your hands are sensitive to the sap and prickles of the pines. Dress for the weather! $7 members per centerpiece /$10 non-members per…

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$7
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Earth Oven Holiday Tarts

Sunday, December 18 at 1 PM to 3 PM Earth Oven Holiday Tarts - Ages 8+. Roll up your sleeves and roll out the dough with a Naturalist to bake a personal tart in our earth oven. $3 members /$4 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26 Merry Christmas! The Nature Center and Park Office will be closed, but the Park will be open for this Baltimore County holiday.

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Visit the Nature Center

Saturday, December 24 at 10 AM to 1 PM Visit the Nature Center - All Ages. Stop by Willow Grove Nature Center to visit with our animals, our exhibits and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate on us! FREE! Reservations NOT required. Drop-in program. Donations Welcome! BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Happy New Year!

Sunday, January 1 and Monday, January 2 Happy New Year! The Nature Center and Park Office will be closed, but the Park will be open for this Baltimore County holiday.

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Full Wolf Moon Hike

Friday, January 6 at 6 PM to 8 PM Full Wolf Moon Hike - Ages 8+. Join us by lantern light to discover how wolves were a part of the landscape and the dread of the colonists. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather! $3 members /$5 non-members. BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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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.