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Garden Tours

Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

One of the most significant ways cultures keep their stories alive is through their food. This program will highlight the heirloom varieties the park grows in the gardens and tells the stories of the people who first cultivated them as well as the environmental benefits that come from sustainable food sources.

Birdwalk

Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

Join the Naturalist for a walk around the property to sharpen your birding by ear and eye skills.

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Aviary Tour

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

Meet the birds of prey for lunch at the Aviary. The Naturalists will discuss the enthralling natural history of these powerful animals as well as some peeks at how they are trained!

Fallfest

Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

The largest event of the season celebrates everything Autumn in Appalachia! Activities include hayrides, apple butter and cider making, and strolls through our pumpkin patch.

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Shellfies

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

Maryland’s turtles are picture-worthy, and so are you! Come by the Discovery Center porch to learn about Maryland’s slowpokes and design a shell to wear! The local shell-ebrity Rocky, the Woodland Box Turtle, will be present for autographs

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Wildflower Stroll

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

Come and see the wonderful native plants around the Discovery Center, as well as walk the trails to see the fabulous foliage. Western Maryland has beautiful plants and flowers waiting to be found. Flora fun for all ages can be found at the Discovery Center!

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Dutch Oven Cooking Demos

Friends Store Sang Run State Park, 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

Dutch oven cooking has been used since the 17th century, and here at the Friend's Store, they are carrying on that tradition! Stop by to learn about the process and test the results for yourself.

A Walk in the Woods at Peter’s Neck

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitor Center 4068 Golden Hill Road, Church Creek, MD

YOU ARE INVITED: A Walk in the Woods at Peter's Neck, September 26, 2021, starting at 1:00 PM at Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park & Visitor Center. Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month by enjoying a guided 2-mile walk in the woods through the Peter's Neck district, near the Ben Ross homesite. Discover what life […]

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Reptile Encounter

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

All are invited to the benches by the Aviary to learn about some of the fascinating and gentle reptile ambassadors. Great for kids!

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A Park of Champions

Sang Run State Park 3735 Sang Run Road, McHenry, MD

Learn about the trees that we have in our park as well as a little bit about our Champion Trees. Put your newfound knowledge to the test with a park-wide scavenger hunt at the end.