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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

    Maryland

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  • Brick Stable closed for restoration

    The historic Brick Stable is currently closed to the public to allow for restoration work. Please call the park at 301-839-0503 with questions.

  • Hay Barn picnic area closed

    The picnic tables in the Hay Barn are closed to the public to allow for restoration work in the Brick Stable. Picnic tables are still open and available near the parking lot. Please call 301-839-1176 with any questions.

  • No public programs on Friday October 31 and Saturday November 1, 2014

    The Park will be open but there will be no public programs on Friday October 31 and Saturday November 1. Meet the Dairy Cow, Wagon Ride, and Chicken & Egg programs will not be happening on these days. Please call the park at 301.839.0503 with questions.

  • Wagon Ride Cancelled Until Further Notice

    Unfortunately, we won't be able to give Wagon Rides for the next few days due to maintenance issues with the wagon.

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?

oxon hill farm museum

John Addison is the first documented owner to have developed the city of Oxon Hill, Maryland in the late 1600's. He named the city after the university he attended, Oxford University and was the first European owner of the Oxon Cove Park property.