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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

    Maryland

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  • No public programs Wednesday September 17, 2014

    The Park will be open but there will be no public programs on Wednesday September 17, 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.

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?

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.