Old Maryland Farm301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-218-6770; TTY 301-699-2544
Hours of Operation
*The Old Maryland Farm will close at 2 pm on Oct. 20, 2013, and reopen from 4 pm -7 pm for a special event, "Halloween on the Farm". There is a $4/per person admission fee to Old Maryland Farm during the special event.*
Located just a short walking distance from the miniature train station in Watkins Regional Park, Old Maryland Farm is an educational farm facility open to the public. Its agricultural exhibits, livestock, and display gardens provide a farming experience to visitors. Interpretive programs for students visiting the farm are correlated to the Maryland State Curriculum for grades K-12. The facility offers interested visitors of all ages a variety of volunteer opportunities related to animal care, greenhouse and garden maintenance, and visitor services.
For groups of 15 or more people, please call 301-218-6770 to make a reservation. All reservations require a non-refundable deposit.
Children's Farm Craft & Story
Children will enjoy listening to a farm-related story & make a craft. Appropriate for children ages 2 - 8 years. Reservations are required. For more information, please call 301-218-6770.
Wednesday, October 16, 2-3 pm (SMARTlink #1269818)
Farm Animal & Garden Programs
Fee: Resident $2/person; Non-Resident $3/person
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Location/DirectionsFrom the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 15A, Central Avenue (Route 214) East. At third stoplight, turn right onto Watkins Park Drive (Route 193) South. Proceed 1 mile and turn right into Watkins Regional Park. After turning into Watkins Regional Park at the marquee sign, go straight at stop sign, turn right; go 100 feet and take a left. At next stop sign, turn left into the playground parking lot. Walk the paved path next to the train and carousel that leads to the farm.
From Route 301, take exit for Route 214 (Central Avenue) West. At third stoplight turn left onto Watkins Park Drive (Route 193) South. Go 1 mile, turn right onto Watkins Park Drive at the marquee sign. Go straight, at stop sign, turn left into the playground parking lot. Walk the paved path next to the train and carousel that leads to the farm.
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