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.

Notice: All summer camps are full except the PM session of Little Discoverers.

ANIMAL FOOLS DAY - April 4th or 5th, 1PM-2PM - Discover the tricky creatures that reside in Oregon Ridge Park, but don’t be fooled by their disguises
and deceptions! Ages 5+, FREE.

FROG WATCH USA - April 11th or 12th, 3PM-5PM - Where are the frogs? Learn their calls and help us count and keep track of our fast hopping friends.
Then, gather around the campfire for s’mores! $6/ $4 (members).



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, the Lake and Swimming at Oregon Ridge; please contact the Oregon Ridge Lodge at 410-887-1818.