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    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm


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  • 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.

Things To Do

There are many ways to enjoy your visit at Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm. Here are some suggestions for a great park visit:

  • Schedule of Activities: Group reservations are required for our most popular programs such as, Meet the Dairy Cow, Chicken and Egg, and Wagon Rides. Groups of 5 or more can schedule reservations at least 2 weeks prior to the visit by calling Stephanie Marrone on 301-839-1176. Click here to find out more.

  • Self-guided Tour: You can explore on your own and see farm equipment, historic structures, our Visitor Center, and barnyard. Note: the animals may not always be in view and may be in different locations.

  • Hiking and Biking: Venture beyond the hilltop and explore part of Oxon Cove Park's 512 acres by strolling along the lower fields or riding the bike path along Oxon Cove.

  • Picnicking: Enjoy a picnic at one of our designated picnic areas. No reservations needed. Food is not sold in the park.

  • Events and Educational Activities: The park offers a wide variety of seasonal programs, demonstrations, special events, and cirriculum-based education programs.

Programs may be cancelled without prior notice.

visitors on self guided tour
Visitors viewing the animals while taking a self-guided tour.
NPS photo. Courtesy of Robert Epstien.

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.