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.

ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING - September 15th @ 7 PM - At this meeting the annual report and the budget will be presented, and officers and directors will be elected. All Council members are encouraged to attend.

MONTHLY SPEAKERS SERIES - September 15th @ 7:30 PM - This month's topic is the "Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas" presented by Sue Muller. For details visit our speakers page. This is a free event.

FALL FAMILY CAMP OUT - September 20th - 21st, 6PM-9AM - Celebrate the last official weekend before the Fall equinox. Bring your own tent and camping gear, and we’ll provide the night hike, campfire, s’mores, and light breakfast. Be on time to set up your tent and bring you own bag dinner. $6 ($4 Members).


Naturalist's Corner

Check out the new Naturalist's Corner, a blog by Master Naturalist, Anita Tyler. The blog is updated frequently, so check it often!


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.


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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.