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.

SONGS OF SPRING - April 29 or 30; 10 AM - Noon - Discover the different types of birds that call Oregon Ridge home! Meet a few of our resident ambassadors, and go on a hike to spot a few in the wild and listen for their songs. $5 ($3 for Members).

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION - Current members receive priority registration. Phone registration can not be accepted. For instructions and a registration form view and download the Camp Flyer. Note: As of 3/27/17 Summer Camp has openings for Little Discoverers and Wilderness Explorers. Wild Things and Outdoor Adventurers are full.

Click here for our Summer Camp Flyer.

JOB AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - We are currently accepting applications for Naturalist Interns.



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.

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

Concerning reservations for picnics and meetings, and for questions about Fireworks, BSO Concerts, and wedding rentals; please contact the Oregon Ridge Lodge at 410-887-1818.