Changes to Visitor Service due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, some visitor services in this park have changed. Please check the Plan Your Visit section for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do I need a reservation to come to the park?
A: If you are a family group then you can come and visit Oxon Cove Park without a reservation and join in the programs. It is advisable to call ahead and check the schedule. If you are part of a group of five or more you must have a reservation (made at least two weeks in advance of your visit) to participate in the programs. However, a group without a reservation can come to Oxon Cove Park and tour on their own.
Q: It is summertime. Where are all the animals?
Q: Can you buy food at Oxon Cove Park?
Q: Is there a gift shop?
Q: Can I bring my dog if it is on a leash?
Q: Is Oxon Hill Farm a petting farm?
Did You Know?
In the early 1800's at least half of the population of Prince George's County, Maryland, was enslaved African Americans. Oxon Hill Farm is located in Prince George's County and seventeen enslaved people lived on the property in the 1800s.