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.
Support Your Park
Do you care about Oxon Cove Park and public lands? Do you wish to help preserve the wonderfully rich natural and cultural resources the park was created to protect? You can support Oxon Hill Farm by:
♥Volunteering. The park could not function without the efforts of its dedicated volunteers. As a VIP, Volunteer in the Park, you can help the park provide educational programs for visitors, assist staff to protect the park's priceless natural and cultural resources-there are many rewarding opportunities awaiting you. Share your talents today! Click here to find out more.
♥Becoming a Junior Ranger. If you are between the ages of 9 and 13 you can become a Junior Ranger. We hope that by learning about our park you will develop a life long interest in Oxon Cove Park and the National Park Service.
♥Spreading the word. After coming out to the park and experiencing the park's offerings, we hope that you tell your family and friends all about us. Maybe they will care, too and help us to preserve the park for years to come.
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.