CONTACT: 410-887-2503

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.

  • 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
All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

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

SOLD OUT – Monarch Madness

Sunday, September 26 at 10 AM to 11:30 AM Monarch Madness – All Ages. Join a Naturalist to learn about and tag this tropical butterfly that migrates! $3 members /$5 non-members. Nature Center 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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Trail Guide Volunteer Training!

Wednesday, Sept. 29, Thursday, Sept. 30 & Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 AM to 1 PM Trail Guide Volunteer Training! - Adults. We are looking for volunteers to help teach about nature! We will meet on 9/29 at Marshy Point Nature Center, 9/30 at Cromwell Valley Park and 10/1 at Fort McHenry. Trail Guide Volunteers assist with programs, special events…

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$5
Marshy Point, 7130 Marshy Point Rd
Baltimore, MD 21220 United States
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Trail Guide Volunteer Training!

Wednesday, Sept. 29, Thursday, Sept. 30 & Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 AM to 1 PM Trail Guide Volunteer Training! - Adults. We are looking for volunteers to help teach about nature! We will meet on 9/29 at Marshy Point Nature Center, 9/30 at Cromwell Valley Park and 10/1 at Fort McHenry. Trail Guide Volunteers assist with programs, special events…

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Trail Guide Volunteer Training!

Wednesday, Sept. 29, Thursday, Sept. 30 & Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 AM to 1 PM Trail Guide Volunteer Training! - Adults. We are looking for volunteers to help teach about nature! We will meet on 9/29 at Marshy Point Nature Center, 9/30 at Cromwell Valley Park and 10/1 at Fort McHenry. Trail Guide Volunteers assist with programs, special events…

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$5
Fort McHenry, 2400 E Fort Ave
Baltimore, MD 21230 United States
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Saturday Bird Walk

Saturdays, Starting September 25 through November 13 at 8 AM to 10 AM Saturday Morning Bird Walks – Ages 14+. This fall join a Park Naturalist on Saturdays for an early morning bird walk. Registration required. Meet in the Willow Grove Parking Lot. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. $2 Donation Requested to Reserve your Space

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Corn Cob Jelly

Saturday, October 2 at 1 PM to 3 PM Corn Cob Jelly – Ages 8+. Corncobs transform into an “a-MAIZE-ing” sweet, golden-colored jelly that’s delicious on your morning toast, waffles, or with savory dishes. While it may sound like a strange idea, this jelly dates back to the 1880s and is another wonderfully inventive way our ancestors used up scraps…

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$6
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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How ‘bout Them Apples!

Sunday, October 3 at 1 PM to 3 PM How ‘bout Them Apples! - Ages 8+. Join a Naturalist as we look at the Appalachian art form of making apple heads, corn husk dolls, and learning how important apples were to the Sherwood Farm! Bring your own paring knife with you. $3 members /$5 non-members Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND…

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Saturday Bird Walk

Saturdays, Starting September 25 through November 13 at 8 AM to 10 AM Saturday Morning Bird Walks – Ages 14+. This fall join a Park Naturalist on Saturdays for an early morning bird walk. Registration required. Meet in the Willow Grove Parking Lot. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THIS EVENT. $2 Donation Requested to Reserve your Space

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Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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I’m Lichen it! Let’s Go Lichen Peeping!

Saturday, October 9 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM I’m Lichen it! Let’s Go Lichen Peeping! – Ages 8+. Check out the lichen up close and learn about the relationships these weird but wonderful organisms have with some of our plants and animals in the park. $2 members /$4 non-members. Nature Center BOTH ADULTS AND CHILDREN MUST REGISTER FOR THIS…

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Apples in the Oven

Sunday, October 10 at 1 PM to 3 PM Apples in the Oven – Ages 10+. Apples were and are the long keeper fruit. Join a Naturalist to learn about John Chapman, THE Johnny Appleseed. Then roll up your sleeves and roll out the dough to make an apple tart in our Earth oven. $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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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.