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/

Build a Model Tree House

Saturday, January 28 at 1 PM to 3 PM Build a Model Tree House - Ages 7+ with Adult. Let your imagination soar while building a tree house using natural materials. We’ll provide the base and “tree” – you create the rooms, platforms, bridges, ladders, and amenities. $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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Woodchuck, the Weatherman

Sunday, January 29 at 1 PM to 3 PM Woodchuck, the Weatherman - All Ages. Can Punxsutawney Phil predict the weather? Learn some fun facts about this amazing animal and go in search of his home. $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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Cabin Fever?

Saturday, February 4 at 1 PM to 3 PM Cabin Fever? - Ages 6+. Have cabin fever? We have the cure! Get plenty of Vitamin D and help ward off those winter blues while we hike on our trails. 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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Climate Watch

Sunday, February 5 at 1 PM to 3 PM Climate Watch - Ages 14+. Join a Naturalist and learn about Audubon's biannual community science program. Bird lovers across North America will be surveying and tallying targeting bird species and we will too! $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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Outdoor Indigenous Cooking

Saturday, February 11 at 1 PM to 3 PM Outdoor Indigenous Cooking - Ages 18+. Join a Naturalist to try out native cooking practices while using a variety of indigenous cooking implements such as clay pots, pit and an Earth oven. $2 members /$4 non-members. Primitive Technology Lab 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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Valentine’s Heart Walk

Sunday, February 12 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Valentine’s Heart Walk - All Ages. Love is all around! All you have to do is look for it. Let’s go for a hike and see how many heart-shaped objects we can find out in nature. Afterwards, we’ll return to the Nature Center for a sweet treat! Wear sturdy shoes and…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Maple Sugaring Weekend

Saturday, February 18 AND Sunday, February 19 at 11 AM to 3 PM each day Maple Sugaring Weekend - All ages. Native people made sugar from the sap of our native maples. Join our Naturalists for ongoing cooking demonstrations, tree tapping, sap boiling, and pancake samples. FREE! Registration NOT Required. Drop-in program. Donations Welcome!

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Maple Sugaring Weekend

Saturday, February 18 AND Sunday, February 19 at 11 AM to 3 PM each day Maple Sugaring Weekend - All ages. Native people made sugar from the sap of our native maples. Join our Naturalists for ongoing cooking demonstrations, tree tapping, sap boiling, and pancake samples. FREE! Registration NOT Required. Drop-in program. Donations Welcome!

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Winter Stargazing Night Hike

Friday, February 24 at 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Winter Stargazing Night Hike - Ages 8+. Starlight, star bright I wonder what stars we can see on our hike tonight! Don your hat and mittens and let’s go discover the beauty of the night sky. Afterwards, we’ll trek to the nature center to warm up with some hot chocolate. Wear…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Recycled Bird Feeder

Saturday, February 25 at 1 PM to 3 PM Recycled Bird Feeder - All Ages. Learn about our feathered friends and then make a bird feeder to take home, including bird seed. $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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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.