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.

REPTILE AND AMPHIBIAN HUNT - April 26th & 27th, 1-3PM - Come help the naturalists of Oregon Ridge hunt for reptiles and amphibians to collect data for the last year of the Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas. 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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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.