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.

The 2015 Nature Quest Passports are now available at the Nature Center. The passport booklet gives a description of the trails in the Baltimore County Parks, and details the rules of the Nature Quest. Those completing all or a portion of the trails will receive prizes donated by Wegmans.

WHOSE POO IS ON MY SHOE? - May 30 or 31, 1PM-3PM - Who pooped in the park? Learn Common Scat Identification and make edible “poo” to take home! $5/3 (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.