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.
Chicken Program canceled until further notice.
Our 11 a.m. chicken program is canceled temporarily. Please call ahead for information on 301.839.0503.
10/27/2013, Pumpkins, The Special Squash program canceled.
This program is canceled. Please call the park on 301.839.0503 for further information.
Oxon Cove Park offers a variety of public and educational programs throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics. We offer programs with themes focused on the environment, multi-culturalism, 19th century history, agricultural and more. Just check our schedule of events so see what activities are going on during your visit with us. Call ahead before coming to check availability. Do not forget that a group of 5 or more people require a reservation.
For those individuals who would like to set their own pace, the farm offers a self-guided tour. The self-guided tour brochure is available at the Visitor Barn Bookstore. This brochure gives a detailed description of all of the structures on the site and allows you to tour the farm at your leisure.
Did You Know?
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.