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?
An average dairy cow weighs about 1,400 pounds and can drink an average of 35 gallons of water a day -- the equivalent of a bathtub full of water! There are six cattle that live on Oxon Hill Farm.