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.

Notice: The Summer Calendar is now available.

MUSIC IN THE WOODS - Saturday, June 2; 2 - 8 p.m. - Celebrate the season with music in the beautiful setting of Oregon Ridge Park. Enjoy this family- friendly festival with diverse local bands and solo musicians. Performances include bluegrass, folk, rock and more, all on an outdoor stage. Craft vendors and children’s activities will be available throughout the day. Bring your instrument and meet up with other musicians at jam sessions. Blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged. Hot dogs and light refreshments will be available for sale. Campfire and s’mores will end the evening (8 - 8:30 p.m.) No glass, no alcohol please! This is a rain or shine, free event!

JOB AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - We are currently accepting applications for Naturalist Interns, and Counselors in Training. 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.