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.

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY - APRIL 19, 1-3 PM - Celebrate Earth Day by helping us clean up our park and make it wildlife friendly! End the day with games, crafts and a Tree hugging contest. Earn 2 hours of Community Service! Dress for the weather and don’t forget to bring a water bottle and your own gloves.

MONTHLY SPEAKER SERIES - April 21 @ 7:30 PM - "The Beauty and Ecology of Native Wildflowers" by Stan Kollar. FREE!

SUMMER JOB OPENING - We are hiring a summer seasonal naturalist to help lead our summer camps! Click here to view the flyer.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION - Now is the time - Remember that Council members get priority registration. So, if you aren't already a member, now is a great time to become one! Click here for membership information.


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.