Children Invited To “Go Take A Hike” To Kick Off State Forests And Parks Week On May 22
WHAT: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) State Forest and Park Service and The Friends of Maryland State Forests and Parks, Inc., are hosting special activities for kids at four Maryland state parks to help kick-off State Forests and Parks Week May 22-31. All children who “Go Take a Hike” in one of these parks will be given a photographic memory of their hike, as well as a certificate indicating that they completed the hike. These activities are free and will continue as long as supplies last. The regular service charge for entering each park applies.
WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 22 11 A.M. TO 3 P.M.
WHO: Children age 11 and under
WHERE: The parks hosting the “Go Take a Hike” children’s activities are:
Marylanders can buy park passes and find directions and information about all of the state forests and parks by visiting DNR Online, http://www.dnr.state.md.us/.
- Patapsco Valley State Park in Ellicott City, meet at the entrance to the Swinging Bridge in the Orange Grove area, (410) 461-5005
- Rocky Gap State Park in Flintstone, meet in the Day Use Area, (301) 722-1480
- Assateague State Park in Berlin, meet at the Nature Center, (410) 641-2120, ext. 10
- Cedarville State Forest in Brandywine, meet at the Maintenance Shop, (301) 888-1410
Posted May 19, 2004