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.

BIRDING FOR BEGINNERS - October 9, 9AM-Noon - Join our naturalist on the 2nd Fridays of each month to find and identify birds in the park. Bring binoculars and wear comfortable shoes for hiking. FREE!

TRAIL BLAZERS - October 10, 9AM-Noon - Love our trails? Join our Trail Blazers to help install erosion bars, remove downed trees, and eradicate invasive species all in the effort to repair our trails and better our park. Ages 16+, FREE!

TIE DYEING FOR FALL - October 10th or 11th, 1PM-3PM - Leaves are changing and the last wildflowers are blooming. Capture nature’s colors to tie-dye a shirt. Please note t-shirt size when registering. $10 ($7 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.