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 7/1/20 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.
- Willow Grove Nature Center has reopened as of July 1, 2020
- Porta-potties are closed, so please plan accordingly.
- NEW ON-LINE SUMMER EDUCATION PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE. Check out Summer at CVP on our website.
- NO BICYCLES are permitted on our trails.
- The Park office may be reached at 410-887-2503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't miss the latest CVP happenings
Tuesday evenings, April 7 to October 13 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday mornings, April 16 to October 22 at 8:30 AM to 10 AM Adult Garden Club – Ages 18+. New this season: evening sessions! Do you enjoy gardening but don’t have the space or a deer-proof fence? Join like-minded green thumbs (or beginner brown thumbs) to grow vegetables, herbs and flowers…Find out more »
Week of July 4th – July 10th Activities include making a leaf cup, leaf / bark rubbings and measuring a tree! STEP ONE: Watch THIS VIDEO on YouTube STEP TWO: Download and print these activity sheets: Top 10 Trees at CVP Leaf Cup Leaf Rubbing My Leaf STEP THREE: Come to CVP or try in your own backyard! (Photo by…Find out more »
Sunday, July 5 at 10 AM to 3 PM Nature Quest Hike - All ages. Explore the Park with your Wegmans Nature Quest booklet (or get one at the Nature Center) and hike to find the Quest Trail markers. Stop by the Nature Center after your self-guided tour to pick up your CVP sticker! FREE! Registration NOT required. Willow Grove…Find out more »
Saturday, July 11 10 AM to 3 PM Summer Adventure Trek – All Ages. Your adventure begins at the Nature Center. Stop by to get started on a self-guided journey, and then return to the Nature Center to pick up your prize. FREE! Registration NOT required. Willow Grove Nature CenterFind out more »
Saturday, July 18 at 1 PM to 2 PM Stream Stroll – Ages 5+. Hidden springs, pools of fish, and insects hiding under rocks ~ Minebank Run is full of surprises that you can explore with our Park Naturalist. Bring a pair of waterproof shoes and wear clothes that can get wet. FREE! Registration NOT required. Willow Grove Nature Center…Find out more »
Saturday, July 25 at 1 PM to 2 PM Arthropod Adventures - All Ages. Two, four, six, eight, ten legs! Join a Naturalist as we look around, under and over logs for our local insects and their many-legged arthropod relatives. FREE! Registration NOT required. Willow Grove Nature CenterFind out more »