Marshy Point Nature Center

Marshy Point Nature Center

Baltimore County's premiere, waterfront nature center and Chesapeake Gateways member.

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Marshy Point Nature Center Council


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Event Calendar

Marshy Point Nature Center offers a variety of nature programs for visitors of all ages. Activities include audiovisual presentations by natural resource professionals and noted naturalists, Monday Pre-K drop-ins, bird walks, canoeing, boat trips, night hikes, and many family-friendly seasonal programs. Special events include the Spring Festival, Fall Festival, and Holiday Celebration.

Some of our featured events are listed below. To view the full schedule and registration information for Winter 2022-2023 (December 2022 to February 2023), check out our Winter Program and Event Calendar.

Organizations and large groups must schedule programs separately from those listed in this publication. See School and Group Programs for more information.

News and Updates

Spring 2023 Academic Scholarship Application

The Marshy Point Nature Center Council is proud to announce the academic scholarship program’s return! The Council will award a total of $3,000.00 in academic... Read More "Spring 2023 Academic Scholarship Application"

MPNC Summer 2022 Program Calendar and Cattails

Click the logo below to access our summer program and event calendar:     Click on the image below to access our summer Cattails: Read More "MPNC Summer 2022 Program Calendar and Cattails"

May Day Faerie Festival Virtual Program

Your guide to all things magical at the 2022 May Day Faerie Festival! Interactive capabilities: Visual accessibility (via icon in top left corner) Zoom in/out... Read More "May Day Faerie Festival Virtual Program"

May Day Faerie Festival Tickets On Sale

The Faerie Festival is back for May Day! Join us for our May Day Faerie Festival, in partnership with Spoutwood Farm, as we celebrate the... Read More "May Day Faerie Festival Tickets On Sale"

Nature Center & Park Hours

Nature Center: 9am-5pm, daily (closed on holidays)

Park: sunrise-sunset, daily (open on holidays)


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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
7130 Marshy Point Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21220

Phone: 410-887-2817

TDD/Deaf: 410-887-5319