Statewide Park Events & Programs

From the mountains of Western Maryland to the sandy beach of Assateague, the Maryland Park Service is proud to offer wonderful opportunities for all our guests to enjoy. Create a vacation to remember with our family campfire programs, special events and festivals, statewide programming opportunities, and much more.

School groups are also welcome and a great way to bring classroom curriculum to life. There is always something for everyone at a park near you.

Interested in learning more about the programs offered at a park near you or maybe planning an upcoming camping trips? Find a State Park near you.

Interested in discovering all the amazing programs offered throughout the Maryland Park Service? Check out our calendar of events.


Junior Ranger Patch

Junior Rangers

Kids ages 7 - 14 years can become a Junior Ranger and learn about nature, stewardship and recreational fun.


Barn owls

Scales and Tales

Scales & Tales, an environmental education program, affords people the opportunity to see wildlife up close.


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Park Quest

Your family can visit Maryland State Parks and kayak, hike and complete quests throughout the summer.


Kid Planting

Places For Kids

Check out cool places to go in Maryland. We've recommended places for kids to experience nature.

Online Services


Contact the Park Service

  • To Report Violations of Park Rules: 1-800-825-7275 (Park Watch) or 1-410-260-8888 (Communications Center)
  • General Information: 1-800-830-3974 (Annapolis Office)
  • Reservations: 1-888-432-2267
  • Email Us

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