Howard County is the green in between Baltimore and Washington DC. Here you'll find wide open parks, world-class nature centers, some of the region's best hiking and more! A few of our favorite ways to enjoy central Maryland's green oasis include:

  • Getting out into nature and discovering Patapsco Valley State Park, Maryland largest and oldest state park.
  • Planning a fun family outing to the Howard County Conservancy or Robinson Nature Center. 
  • Packing a picnic and spending the day at one of Howard County's award winning parks.
  • Exploring one of the area's many visitor-friendly farms. 

Click on any of the attractions below to start planning your next weekend adventure! 

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