Park Hours, Closures and Holiday Schedule


Holiday Hours 

  • County offices will be closed Monday, Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday. 
  • Kings Landing Park begins extended hours starting Saturday May 27: Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. -8 p.m. and Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. -6 p.m.  
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park begins extended hours on Monday May 29: 9 a.m. -6 p.m. . See below for extended hours.
  • Battle Creek Nature Center remains closed. The trails will be open regular hours on Monday, May 29: 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m. . See below for extended weekend hours. 

Nature Park Hours

Extended Hours Memorial Day -Labor Day

Flag Ponds Nature Park

NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed.
Last entry 1 hour before park closes
Beach & pier close 1  hour before park closes.

Park entrance fees will be collected daily.
Extended Hours effective May 29, 2023: Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Starting May 29: Mondays through Fridays: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Regular Hours:
Saturday, May 27 & Sunday, May 28: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 26: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 25

Kings Landing Park 

Last Entry 1 hour before close.
Pier closes 1/2  hour before park closes.
NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed.
Extended Hours effective May 27, 2023: Saturdays & Sundays: 9 a.m. -8 p.m.  and  Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. -6 p.m. 
Regular Hours:
  May 24-26: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Battle Creek Cypress Swamp -Trails are open. Reminder, no pets allowed per county law. Nature Center remains closed until further notice due to fire in the Nature Center.

No Pets Allowed per  Parks & Recreation Ordinance (Chapter 82 of the Calvert County Code)
Last entry 1/2 hour before close. 
NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed. 
Extended Weekend Hours begin June 3  Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday: 1-6 p.m.
Regular Hours
  Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m.
410-535-5327  Due to damage from the fire phones are transferred to Flag Ponds Nature Park and you leave a message. A staff member will return your call as soon as possible. 

Other Natural Resources Facilities: 

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