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.

All events require registration unless otherwise noted.

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

Happy Juneteenth!

Wednesday, June 19 Happy Juneteenth! - The Nature Center and Park Office will be closed, but the Park will be open from sunrise to sunset for this Holiday.

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Law of Claw & Fang

Saturday, June 22 at 1 PM to 2 PM Law of Claw & Fang – All Ages. All creatures have unique adaptations which help keep them alive. Discover some of these special survival skills while assisting a Naturalist with the feeding of our animal collection. FREE!

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Free
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Summer Solstice Night Hike (2 spots remain as of 5/23/24)

Friday, June 21 at 8 PM to 9:30 PM Summer Solstice Night Hike – Ages 8+. It’s almost the longest day of the year! Join us for a cool evening hike, then help us celebrate with some summer fun and s’mores around a campfire. $4 members/$6 non-members.

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$6
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Wild Summer Salad on Pizza

Sunday, June 23 at 1 PM to 3 PM Wild Summer Salad on Pizza – Ages 8+. Treat your taste buds to something different! Go for a short Naturalist-led hike and learn which healthy greens are sprouting in the park. After collecting a sample of these wild edibles, we will return to the Nature Center to sprinkle them on a…

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$6
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Scout Day: Summertime Safari

Saturday, June 29 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Scout Day: Summertime Safari – Ages 5-11 with an Adult. Suit up for an early summer safari! We recommend you bring a hat and sunscreen and a Naturalist will bring nets and binoculars. We will head out into the Park to observe wild animals in their natural habitat. This program is…

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$6
Willow Grove Nature Center, 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Parkville, MD 21234
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Escape the Heat: Burrows! (2 spots remain as of 5/23/24)

Sunday, June 30 at 1 PM to 2:30 PM Escape the Heat: Burrows! – All Ages. Learn about native animals that create and use burrows or holes to get away from the hot days of summer and visit some burrows and holes outside. FREE!

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