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 [email protected]

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.

Renew Your Membership!

Current Memberships expire 3/31/24
All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

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

Polliwogs! Tuesdays or Wednesdays

Tuesdays, April 16 to May 21 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM & Wednesdays, April 17 to May 22 at 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM Polliwogs! - Ages 2 to 5 with an Adult. Discovering nature is a lifelong journey. In this class, you and your little one will explore the natural world through hands-on activities, nature play, stories and…

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$88
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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The Full Fish Moon Hike

Friday, April 19 at 7 PM to 8:30 PM The Full Fish Moon Hike – Ages 8+. Migrations of fish traveled our waterways to spawn in April. Join a Naturalist for an aquatic night hike. Wear shoes and/or boots that can get wet. $2 members/$4 non-members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Saturdays, March 30 through May 25 at 8 AM to 10 AM Saturday Morning Bird Walks – Ages 14+. This spring join a Park Naturalist for an early morning bird walk on Saturdays, March 30 through May 25. Bring binoculars, if you have them! FREE! Registration required. Meet at the bird walk sign in the Willow Grove Gravel Parking Lot.…

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Children’s Garden Club

Saturdays, Starting April 20 through October 26 at 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Children’s Garden Club – Ages 5 to 13 (with an Adult). Grow vegetables, flowers and herbs while exploring the natural world of a garden. Join us to play, learn, craft and eat tasty foods you grow yourself. We meet approximately twice per month in the Children’s Garden…

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$58
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Amazing Amphibians

Saturday, April 20 at 1 PM to 3 PM Amazing Amphibians – Ages 8+. Join a Naturalist with a net and we will hear who is singing and see who is egg slinging! Wear sturdy boots/shoes that can get wet. $3 members/$5 non-members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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$5
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Earth Day Celebration!

Sunday, April 21 at 11 AM to 1 PM Earth Day Celebration! – All Ages. Find our how Cromwell Valley Park is doing their part by helping the Earth. Join us as we celebrate Earth Day by making edible dirt cups, seed envelope packets and newspaper flowerpots. $2 members/$4 non/members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Senior Stroll

April 3, 10, 17, 24 at 9:30 to 10:30 AM May 1 and May 8 9:30 to 10:30 am Spring Senior Stroll – Ages 55+. Walking in nature provides benefits to both the mind and body. Enjoy a relaxing stroll with one of our Naturalist along some of Cromwell Valley’s less strenuous trails. FREE! REGISTRATION REQUIRED Willow Grove Farm Gravel…

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Saturday Morning Bird Walks

Saturdays, March 30 through May 25 at 8 AM to 10 AM Saturday Morning Bird Walks – Ages 14+. This spring join a Park Naturalist for an early morning bird walk on Saturdays, March 30 through May 25. Bring binoculars, if you have them! FREE! Registration required. Meet at the bird walk sign in the Willow Grove Gravel Parking Lot.…

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Fish, Forests, & Streams

Saturday, April 27 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Fish, Forests, & Streams – All Ages. With nets in hand let’s find and identify some Minebank Run’s stream fish. Along the way, we’ll learn about how caring for our forest and streams help keep them healthy. Wear boots/shoes that can get wet! $2 members/$4 non-members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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$4
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Fox Tails

Sunday, April 28 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Fox Tails – All Ages. The Red Fox is an intelligent and adaptive canid that lives in our park, and likely your neighborhood too! We’ll hike to a fox den and learn about what it’s like to be a fox. $2 members/$4 non-members. REGISTRATION REQUIRED

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