Recreation
Advocacy
History
Environment
Through advocacy and collaboration, Friends of Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park, Inc. assures the restoration and maintenance of the Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park as an historic area and healthy urban wilderness in Baltimore City for the experience, learning and enjoyment of all. In protecting the park we strive to balance advocacy, recreation, history, and environment.

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Events and Announcements
Click each item for details or see our Activity Calendar.
 Carrie Murray Nature Center
See dates and times below
 Ridgetop Road, off Windsor Mill Rd. 21207
Open for drop-in visits Monday Saturday
Birthday parties can be booked
Animal presentations
Check website for information: http://www.carriemurraynaturecenter.org/
 
 Gwynns Falls Bike/Walking Trail
Daily
 15 miles from I-70 to Inner Harbor or Harbor Hospital
Access at I-70 Park and Ride Trailhead #1
Access at Winans Meadow Trailhead #2
Access at Windsor Mill Rd. Trailhead #3
 
 Annual Meeting of Friends of GF/LP
Sunday, March 15, 2:00-4:00pm
 Orianda House
1900 Eagle Drive, 21207
Speaker, Amanda Cunningham
Isa Certified Arborist and Tree Risk Assessor
Topic, Emerald Ash Borer, Alert for Baltimore
Business meeting to follow
Refreshments and socializing
For further info, call 410-566-2230
 
 Tuesday am Work Crew
Every Tuesday, 10:00 -12noon, weather permitting
 March 17th June 23rd
Help with various park projects
Clearing, pruning, trail inspections, gardening
Volunteer group tools and gloves provided
For more information and directions 410-566-2230
 
 Maryland Mountain Club
Wednesday, March 18th
 An out and back 12 mile hike from
Leakin Park to Carroll Park Golf Course
Non-members guest fee $ 2.00
For further info call 410-486-8737
 
 Nature Art in the Park Deadline April 10
Friday, April 10, 2015
 Submit proposal for a nature project
Art application details see:
Face book: Nature Art in the Park
Baltimore contact: dougretz@yahoo.com
Or hgrundot@aol.com Call 410-945-0586
 
 Project Clean Stream
Saturday, April 11, 10:00 12noon
 Winans Meadow parking lot
4500 Franklintown Rd. 21207
Community Service hours given
Gloves and bags provided
 
 Second Sunday in the Park
April thru November, 11:00-3:00pm
 1920 Eagle Drive, 21207
Miniature steam trains rides
Pony rides, minimal fee, games, bike rides
Guided hike, 1:00pm
Labyrinth for walking & meditation
Historic buildings
Picnic tables, playground, tennis courts
Trails to walk
 
 Birding Walk
Sunday, May 3, 8:00 11:00am
 Sponsored by Baltimore Bird club
Meet @ Winans Meadow parking lot
4500 Franklintown Rd. 21229
For info: eKreiss AT Verizon DOT net
Or paul1Kreiss AT Verizon DOT net
 
 Nature Art in the Park Opening
Sunday, May 17, 2:00 5:00pm
 Tours to be scheduled
Eagle Drive picnic Gazebo along Eagle Drive
For info: dougretz@yahoo.com
Or hgrundot@aol.com 410-945-0586
 
 Orianda House circa 1850s
Tour and visits, Monday Saturday
 Original summer home of Ross Winans family
Tour and visits, Monday Friday
8:303:00; Saturday 10:00 3:00pm
Call 410-299-7613 for appointments
Available for rental