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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DON'T MISS THE LATEST CVP HAPPENINGS
Director’s Blog by John Canoles – Nesting Birds

All throughout the park wildlife is readying to produce the next generation.

Director’s Blog by John Canoles – Vernal Pools

The evening rains added to a vernal pool formed along the floodplain of Minebank Run

All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

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

Gourd Bowls

Adults Ages 18+. Gourds were an inedible squash that humans found a use for. Gourds could be made into containers, ladles, spoons, and even corn storage containers. Join us at the Prim. Tech. Lab, to learn the Stone Age method for creating a beautiful and useful container. $4 members /$6 non-members.  Primitive Technology Lab ADULTS MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

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$6.00
Primitive Technology Lab at Willow Grove, 2176 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Sunday Morning Bird Walks

Ages 14+.                                                                                                            This fall join a Park Naturalist on Sundays for an early morning bird walk. FREE! Registration required. Meet in the Willow Grove Parking Lot.  

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Willow Grove Parking Lot,

Fall Fungus

Adults Ages 18+. Take a hike with a Naturalist to identify common fungi and their important uses.  $2 members /$4 non-members                                                                                                                                         BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

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$4.00
Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Indigenous Peoples Day

The Nature Center and Park Office will be closed, but the Park will be open sunrise to sunset for this County Holiday 

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Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Senior Stroll

Ages 55+. Walking in nature provides benefits to both the mind and body. Enjoy a relaxing stroll with one of our Naturalists along some of Cromwell Valley’s less strenuous trails. September 7, 14, 21, & 28: October 5, 12, 19, & 26. FREE! Reservations required.

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Willow Grove Parking Lot,

Earth Oven Bread

Ages 10+. Bread is one of Mankind’s most important inventions. Discover the secret of no-knead bread that you can make at home. We will bake a loaf here in our woodfired earth oven and you can take some dough to bake at home. $4 members /$6 non-members.  BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

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$6.00
Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Sunday Morning Bird Walks

Ages 14+.                                                                                                            This fall join a Park Naturalist on Sundays for an early morning bird walk. FREE! Registration required. Meet in the Willow Grove Parking Lot.  

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Willow Grove Parking Lot,

Apple Head Dolls with Cornhusk Bodies

Ages 8+. Join a Naturalist as we look at the Appalachian art form of making apple heads, cornhusk dolls, and learning how important apples were to the Sherwood Farm! Bring your own paring knife with you. $3 members/$5 non-members BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT 

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$5.00
Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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Senior Stroll

Ages 55+. Walking in nature provides benefits to both the mind and body. Enjoy a relaxing stroll with one of our Naturalists along some of Cromwell Valley’s less strenuous trails. September 7, 14, 21, & 28: October 5, 12, 19, & 26. FREE! Reservations required.

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Willow Grove Parking Lot,

Geocaching in the Park

All Ages. Join a Naturalist as we learn how to search for the hidden caches in the park.  $2 members /$4 non-members.  BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

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$4.00
Cromwell Valley Park, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234 United States
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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.