When springtime arrives ending the winters grasp, everything begins to awaken. This will bring out the bugs and insects on the ground or flitting through the air. At night, the bats come forth to devour the insects in the moonlight. Bats are not just in our nightmares, but are very beneficial to the environment.
On Sunday, March 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Cromwell Valley Park is offering Going Batty at the Willow Grove Nature Education Center. This program is suitable for individuals and families ages 6 and older.
The cost is $2.00 for members and $4.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is required as walk-ins are not allowed. Click here for a registration form.
Discover the world of bats as you learn about their habitat and habits, and the benefits they provide to our eco-system.
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 Going Batty on Sunday, March 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 3 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