• young visitor petting horse

    Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm


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  • Meet the Cow Program - canceled July 29 and 30, 2014

    Our Wagon Ride and Meet the Chicken Program will be offered on July 29 and 30, 2014. However, due to work on the Dairy Barn, the Meet the Cow Program will not take place. Please call the park on 301.839.1176, if you have any questions.


visitor barn book store opened  9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. daily

The Visitor Barn Bookstore is opened daily from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

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Eastern National operates the Oxon Cove Park Bookstore. A wide variety of educational mechandise can be purchased here during your visit to the park. Many of the items for sale in the bookstore are geared towards our younger visitors. A percentage of your purchase amount is returned to the park for development of interpretive programs.

Did You Know?

OXCO 1891

In 1891, Saint Elizabeths Hospital, acquired the Oxon Cove Park Property, to establish a farm where patients, removed from the confines of a hospital setting, could benefit from fresh air and outdoor work at this new "farm colony." This hospital farm was called Godding Croft.