POSTPONED: September 20 Young African American Lecture Series
The September 20 Young African American Lecture Series has been postponed. The first event in this series will now be held Saturday October 18, 2014. More »
Saturday October 4, 2014 Program Change
Our Meet the Dairy Cow, Chicken Program, and Park's Past tour of the historic house will be offered on October 4, 2014. However, the Wagon Ride will not take place. Please call the park at 301.839.1176, if you have any questions.
Our brand new Junior Ranger program is now up and running! Earn a badge, certificate, and patch by completing the activities in our new Junior Ranger Book,
So, if you are between the ages of 9 and 13, you can take the challange, and become a Junior Ranger. Come out to Oxon Cove Park and Learn, Explore and Protect!
We will offer a new program for you in Spring 2010 if you are not quite old enough to be a Junior Ranger. You can become an nature explorer by visiting the park, checking out the kit, and doing the activities in the kit with your parents. We want you to be excited about learning and being outside. These activites are fun and are all about being a nature explorer!
Did You Know?
During the War of 1812, the Debutts family found three congreve rockets on the Mount Welby (19th century name of the Oxon Hill Farm property) grounds. The British Navy was not aiming at Mount Welby. They were sending a signal to other British ships anchored 20 miles away in the Patuxent River.