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  • Location:
    Black Hill Visitors Center
    20926 Lake Ridge Drive
    Boyds, Maryland 20841
    Directions and Map

  • Hours of Operation:
    Beginning May 1st
    Wed. through Friday ~ 11 am - 5 pm
    Sat. & Sun. ~ 11 am – 6 pm

  • Contacts:
    Nature Programs information:
    301-528-3493
    Nature and Group Programs Reservations:
    301-528-3492
    Visitor Center : 301-528-3480

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Current Programing

Black Hill Nature Programs

Please register and pay for all attendees. Registration is required unless otherwise noted.
To reach the naturalist staff, please call 301-528-3493 or the Administrative Assistant at 301-528-3481
or e-mail us at BlackHillNature@MontgomeryParks.org.

Do you follow Black Hill Nature Programs on Facebook? We post current information concerning programs, park activities, photographs, and what's happening around the center and the park.
Check it out and "Friend" us.


The current Visitor Center hours are:
Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday ~ 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday ~ 11 am – 6 pm

Notice: Road Closure
There will be a temporary road closure to Black Hill Regional Park, beginning on or about May 9th for approximately 6 – 8 weeks.  A portion of West Baltimore Road will be closed from Lake Ridge Drive (entrance into the park) up to the intersection of Clarksburg Rd. (Rt. 121).  Entry into Black Hill Reginal Park at Lake Ridge Drive will only be available from Frederick Rd. (Rt. 355) to West Old Baltimore Road.
BHRP Detour Map revised as of May 1

Teachers: if you would like to receive information about upcoming trainings or programs
contact Katrina Fauss via e-mail at Katrina.Fauss@MontgomeryParks.org

Mark your Calendars for these Upcoming Events at Black Hill!

Annual Native Plant Sale ~ 4/29 - 5/1

swallowtail on butterflyweed
sponsored by FOBH ~ Friends of Black Hill Nature Programs
check here for details, a plant list & prices

"Flocks & Farms Festival" ~5/22

Flocks & Farms Flyer

Sunday, May 22 ~ 1 - 4pm
Celebrate Conservation with the" Maryland Bluebird Society" and
Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve

with Hands on Activities ~ Games ~ Lectures ~ Exhibits ~ Crafts & More.......
Free Fun for the Whole Family! at Black Hill Visitor Center

 

A listing of ALL programs offered by Montgomery Park Nature Centers can be found in Nature News.

Registration Information

Registration is required, and all children must be accompanied by an adult unless otherwise noted.

Sign up for your ActiveMONTGOMERY account today!Remember, beginning fall 2015, you'll need to use ActiveMONTGOMERY to register for classes. This new systems allows you to register for classes and programs hosted by both Montgomery Parks and Montgomery County Recreation! Visit www.ActiveMONTGOMERY.org today and set up your new account!

Registration for Spring 2016 has begun!

 

Weather-Related Cancellations Notice

During inclement weather, Nature Facilities follow Montgomery County Public School closures, delayed openings and early releases. If school is closed due to inclement weather, all children's programs are cancelled. Cancellation of adult programs is determined on a case-by-case basis. When in doubt, call us and check our Facebook page for updates. 301-528-3492

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Page Updated: May 1, 2016