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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

    Maryland

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  • No public programs Monday August 25, 2014

    The Park will be open but there will be no public programs on Monday August 25, 2014. Meet the Dairy Cow, the Wagon Ride, and Chicken & Egg programs will not be happening on this day. Please call the park at 301.839.1176 if you have any questions.

  • No public programs Wednesday August 27 through Saturday August 30, 2014

    The Park will be open but there will be no public programs Wednesday August 27 through Saturday August 30, 2014. Programs will resume Sunday August 31, 2014. Please call the park at 301.839.1176 if you have any questions.

Weekly Programs for School Groups

Educators,

You can also make a reservation for your group to participate in our weekly programs.

These programs are:

Meet the Dairy Cow
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 11:30 am
Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday, 10 am
75 students or less

Meet the dairy cow, and learn about cows, agriculture, food products, and more.

Meet the Chicken
Saturday - Thursday, 11 am
25 students or less
Learn about this important farm animal, the chicken. Children will have an opportunity to feed the chickens, pet the chicken, and learn about the eggs they lay.

Scenic Wagon Ride
Saturday - Thursday, 1:30 pm
Friday, 11 am
75 students or less
Take a wagon ride and enjoy some of the natural areas of the park.

Remember that groups of 5 or more must make reservations for these programs by calling Stephanie Marrone, 301-839-1176, at least 2 weeks prior to your visit. No reservations are needed on the weekend.

 
ranger at dairy barn with class
Have you ever wondered why cow's need 4 stomachs to digest that delicious meal of hay? Bring you students to the Meet the Dairy Cow program and they will learn the answer and more. Remember to book your reservations 2 weeks prior to the date of the field trip.

Did You Know?

draft horses at White House

Each year the Oxon Hill Farm draft horses deliver a Christmas tree to the White House that is donated by the National Christmas Tree Growers Association.