Winter is here and all the trees are bare, except for coniferous plants. These cone-bearers such as Pines, Spruces, Yews and Firs stay green all year round. Now is the perfect time of year to view them at their best. What else makes coniferous plants special? Check out Cromwell Valley Park to find out.
Calling All Conifers
On Saturday, January 24 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Cromwell Valley Park is offering Calling All Conifers, a program suitable for ages 6 and older at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center.
The cost is $2.00 for members and $4.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. Click here for a registration form.
Learn how to identify coniferous cone-bearing plants and create a special craft.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road? The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many family activities suited to children and their families available at Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts.
Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Become a member by clicking here for the membership form.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, visit the reptiles, amphibians, and mammals native to Maryland.
Check out the Cromwell Valley Park for Calling All Conifers on Saturday, January 24 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below.
Have a great day!
Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234