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: The new Summer Calendar is now available.

A MORNING IN MINING HISTORY - May 27 or 28; 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Oregon Ridge was once a mining town. Explore the various historical sites and take a tour of the Peter Goff Museum, a replica miner’s house. Ages 6+, $2 (FREE for Members).

JUNE EVENTS - Mark your calendars! We have three big events in June. Music in the Woods is on June 3rd, our Annual Council meeting is on June 6th @ 7 PM, and A Night Under the Stars is on June 16th. Click on the links for more information. Music in the Woods is a free event. Reservations are not necessary. Tickets for "A Night Under the Stars" may be obtained here, or at the Nature Center.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION - For instructions and a registration form view and download the Camp Flyer. Note: As of 5/3/17, Summer Camp has no openings, but you may call to be placed on the waiting list.

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.