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.

STREAM SEARCH - August 1st & 2nd, 10AM-12PM - Put on your water shoes and head to Oregon Ridge to search our streams with a naturalist. Find salamanders, crayfish, marcroinvertabrates and other water loving creatures. Learn the techniques to catching these cool creatures for up close observation. Ages 4+, $3 (free for members).

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.



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.