Park Hours, Closures and Holiday Schedule

Trail and Facility Closures

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp:  Beginning in November 2019 through  April 2020 the Nature Center will be closed for renovations. More details will be posted as they develop.


Holiday Schedule

  • Monday, November 11: Natural Resources offices will be closed
  • Kings Landing Park will be open from 9am-5pm


  • All other Natural Resources facilities will be open their regular hours

Nature Parks

Parks are operating on the Regular Schedule until Memorial Day weekend 2020.

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp

REGULAR: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. to  4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Free
EXTENDED: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday: 1 to 6 p.m. Free

Closed or reduced hours on most County holidays.
410-535-5327

Flag Ponds Nature Park

REGULAR: Mondays and Fridays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Weekends: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gate, beach & pier close 1/2 hour before park closes.
Reminder: an entry fee (or valid season pass) is required on weekends.
EXTENDED: Weekdays: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Weekends: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gate, beach & pier close 1/2 hour before park closes.
Reminder: an entry fee (or valid season pass) is required.

Open most County holidays.
410-586-1477

Kings Landing Park

REGULAR: Daily: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gate & pier close at 4:30 p.m. Free.
EXTENDED: Daily: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gate & pier close at 7:30 p.m. Free.

Open most County holidays.
410-535-2661

Other Natural Resources Facilities: 

Open Dawn to Dusk

NOTICE

Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park and Gatewood Preserve are not open to the public.

Information on other Parks & Recreation Facilities (district parks, Hall Aquatic Center, Chesapeake Hills Golf Course, etc.)