The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

Earth Day Work Day – Pulling Invasives

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD, United States

Celebrate Earth Day by helping park staff remove garlic mustard and other harmful invasive plants throughout the park. No experience is required.

Full Moon Hike

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD, United States

Embrace the beauty of the forest under a full moon on this 1-mile hike with Ranger Noah. This "Pink Moon" will be the second full moon of spring. Please bring a flashlight or headlamp.

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Take a Hike Tuesday

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD, United States

Join Ranger Noah on this challenging, 4-mile hike and experience the revitalizing effects of outdoor exercise.

Tree Talk Tuesday

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD, United States

Join Ranger Noah and Student Intern Maddy on this moderate-to-difficult 2-mile hike and learn about some of the 16 native trees that are labeled throughout the park. This will be one of a series of tree talks, with each focusing on different tree species.

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

Ramp Cook Off

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD, United States

Time to start planning a ramp dish to bring in for this year's Ramp Cook Off!! Maybe it's savory, maybe it's sweet, all we know is that we want to try it! Judges will be present to award this year's winner bragging rights. We will have ramps available for pick up at the Discovery Center from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM on April 26, 2024.

Park PROs – Conifers and Tea Hike

New Germany Lake House 403 McAndrews Hill Road, Grantsville, MD, United States

Join Ranger Noah on this easy 1.5-mile hike, and learn all about the different species of conifer trees that grow in the area. Afterward, learn how to make tea using needles from pine, spruce, and hemlock trees.

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

Event Series Hungry Critters

Hungry Critters

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD, United States

It's chow time! Join the Discovery Center critters for lunch as the Naturalists give everybody their meals and explain some of their natural feeding habits.

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

The EGGstreme Egg Hunt Continues!

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

If you missed this year's EGGstreme Easter Egg Hunt, you can still join in the fun throughout April. If you happen to find any eggs while hiking the trails, please bring them to the Ranger Station (open daily, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) to exchange them for candy!

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

9th Annual Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival

New Germany State Park 349 Headquarters Ln, Grantsville, MD, United States

Discover the important connection between native plants, people, & wildlife at the FREE event! Held at beautiful New Germany State Park in Garrett County, this festival has something for everyone! A great variety of plants native to the Mid-Atlantic region will be available for sale from four nurseries: Wood Thrush Native Plant Nursery - Floyd, VA; Evergreen Heritage Center - Mount Savage, MD; Native Roots, Inc. - Mineral Wells, WV; and Wild Spirit Native Plants - Thurmont, MD. In addition to native plants there will be nature-themed items offered for sale. Artisans include: Marta Fiscus Photography, Cumberland, MD (award winning macro photos); Peggy Nixon Designs, Salisbury, PA (hand-painted slates & note cards); Keen and Bright, Swanton, MD (glass creations); Peasant's Parcel, Capon Bridge, WV (grow your own mushrooms); and Appalachian Wax Works, Oakland, Maryland (quality goods from the beehive). Attendees will also have an opportunity to visit 'Information & Education' displays created by conservation groups and local government agencies. Experts will help answer your questions on native plant and natural resource topics. Returning groups include: American Forest Foundation, Garrett County Solid Waste & Recycling, Evergreen Heritage Center, Maryland Department of Agriculture - Spotted Lanternfly Program, Garrett Trails, Maryland Conservation Corps, […]

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.

Become a Maryland Master Naturalist

Discovery Center l Deep Creek Lake State Park 898 State Park Rd, Swanton, MD, United States

Become a Maryland Master Naturalist! Building a stranger community in the natural world, together. Topics Covered: Ornithology | Botany | Reptiles and Amphibians | Freshwater Ecosystems | Fungi and MORE To become a Master Naturalist: Complete 52 hours of class study Enjoy 8 hours in the field with a naturalist expert Complete and pass the final exam Give back by volunteering 40 hours at Deep Creek Lake State Park Course fee: $250

$250.00
Event Series Weed or Wildflower?

Weed or Wildflower?

Native Plant Garden 403 McAndrews Hill Rd, Grantsville, MD, United States

Want to help preserve our regional biodiversity? Bring your work gloves, kneeling pads, favorite weeding tools, and some elbow grease to remove unwanted plants from the garden. As you work, you'll learn how to identify common weeds and why protecting native plants is so critical for wildlife. Meet at the native plant garden near the Lake House. Please bring your own water bottle, insect repellent, and sunscreen.