Memorial Day has passed kicking off the summer season, although the true start of summer is June 21, 2014. It is the high point of year that creates a magical feeling. Children can stay out later chasing fireflies and enjoying other merriment. A child with a good imagination may glimpse elves and fairies dancing in a woodland glade. Summer nights can be more enjoyable with a warm and friendly campfire.
Summer Solstice Bonfire
On Friday, June 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering the Summer Solstice Bonfire, a program suitable for families and individuals of all ages, at the Willow Grove Hawk Watch Campfire Ring.
The cost is $3.00 for members and $5.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. Click here for a registration form.
Celebrate the longest day of the year with a beautiful bonfire with s’mores and more.
What You Need to Know
Cromwell Valley Park is located on 2175 Cromwell Bridge Road. The Main Visitor Entrance is at Willow Grove Farm (second gate). Click here for directions to the park.
There are many family activities suited to children and their families available at Cromwell Valley Park, many of them are interactive or hands-on. Some activities include hiking, camping, gardening, and crafts.
Adults and seniors can join the fun through seminars, classes, sales, and other events.
The park is open from sunrise to sunset 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Admission to Cromwell Valley Park is free to the public, although some programs require a registration fee.
Become a member by clicking here for the membership form.
Willow Grove Nature Education Center
The Willow Grove Nature Education Center is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. most weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. It is closed Sundays. Hours are dependent on outdoor programs and available staff, so call ahead to see if they are open.
According to the Cromwell Valley Park, the Willow Grove Nature Education Center “offers plenty of opportunities for visitors to learn about nature, farming, local history, and conservation awareness.”
Also, visit the reptiles, amphibians, and mammals native to Maryland.
Check out the Cromwell Valley Park for the Summer Solstice Bonfire, on Friday, June 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Further information about the Cromwell Valley Park can be found at the link below.
Have a great day!
Cromwell Valley Park
2175 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, MD 21234