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. If you are planning a group activity in the Park, please review our Rules and Regulations.

MAPLE SUGARING WEEKENDS - February 17, 18, 24 and 25; 11a.m. - 4 p.m. - Join us in the Sugar Shack any time between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to learn the magic behind the fascinating process of making maple syrup! Take an invigorating guided hike to the sugar bush to tap a tree for sap. See how the sap is processed with current and antique technology and taste maple syrup and sugar. For more information click here.

JOB AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - We are currently accepting applications for Naturalist Interns, Counselors in Training, and Summer Seasonal Naturalists (Summer Camp). Also, we are accepting applications for Maryland Master Naturalists. For additional information please see our Volunteer page.



The Nature Center is open from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday.
We are closed on Mondays. The Park is now open every day: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (November - February).

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

The Lodge area is managed separately from the Nature Center area. For information concerning reservations at the Lodge area, and for questions about Fireworks, BSO Concerts, and wedding rentals; please contact the Oregon Ridge Lodge at 410-887-1818.