The Oregon Ridge Nature Center is a facility of the Baltimore County Department of Recreation & Parks, supported and assisted by the Oregon Ridge Nature Center Council, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. This web site is managed by the Council. -- Please support us.-- Click here to find membership information.

News and Events

For information and reservations call 410-887-1815.

Inclement weather? ORNC follows Baltimore County Recreation and Parks weather policy. Click here to check for closings or delays.

ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST - March 7 & 8, 8AM-12PM - Celebrate the end of the sugar season at the Oregon Ridge Lodge with our annual Pancake Breakfast. Enjoy a stack of hot cakes drizzled with maple syrup and served with grilled sausage, orange juice, milk, or coffee. There will be raffles, music, flowers and gift shop sales, face painting and much more! Tickets are sold at the door, no reservations needed. $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 2-8.

LUCK O' THE RIDGE - March 14th or 15th, 1PM-3PM - Are you feeling lucky? Join our naturalist on a “green” scavenger hunt and find your pot of gold! $5/($3 members).

MONTHLY SPEAKERS SERIES - March 16, 7:30 PM - "Eastern Bluebirds: Twenty Years of Stories and Observation" by Katharine Patterson. Free!

ASSOCIATION OF NATURE CENTER ADMINISTRATORS (ANCA) OPEN FORUM - March 20th at 10AM at Oregon Ridge Nature Center. Meet and network with colleagues and discuss topics of interest while visiting Oregon Ridge. RSVP to For more information or to register, contact the nature center at 410-887-1815. Click here or above to see our flyer.



The Nature Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday.
We are closed on Mondays. The park grounds are open dawn to dusk everyday.

Contact Information

facebookAddress: 13555 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030

Phone: 410-887-1815 • TDD/Deaf 410-887-5319

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Oregon Ridge Lodge

Concerning reservations for picnics and meetings, and for questions about Fireworks, BSO Concerts, the Lake and Swimming at Oregon Ridge; please contact the Oregon Ridge Lodge at 410-887-1818.