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
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 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
 
 Orianda House – circa 1850s
Tour and visits, Monday – Saturday
 Original summer home of Ross Winan’s family
Tour and visits, Monday – Friday
8:30–3:00; Saturday 10:00 – 3:00pm
Call 410-299-7613 for appointments
Available for rental
 
 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
 
 Mountain Club of Maryland Hike
Wednesday, August 12th
 Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
Mostly easy terrain, a few hills on 4.5 mile hike
Slow pace on hot day
Bring lunch and plenty of water
To register, call 410-788-1566
 
 CONCERT IN THE PARK
Thursday, August 27, 2015, 6:30 – 830pm
 St. Veronica’s Youth Street Orchestra
Caribbean music
The Orianda lawn in front of mansion
Google: 1901 Eagle Drive, 21207
Bring lawn chair or blanket
Sponsored by BC Dept. of Rec. & Parks
 
 Birding Walk
Sunday, September 13, 8:00 - 11:00
 Sponsored by Baltimore Bird Club
Meet @ Winans Meadow parking lot
4500 Franklintown Rd. 21229
Bring binoculars
Leaders: Paul and Elise Kreiss 410-367-8194
For info: ekreiss@verizon.net,
paul1kreiss@verizon.net
 
 2015 Trail Challenge in Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
Saturday, September 19th
 Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park
5K Run on park hiking trails
Saturday, September 19th, 8:00am – 2:pm
1900 Eagle Drive, 21207
Sponsored by Outward Bound Adventure Program
Check our Outward Bound Facebook for info and registration
 
 Gentle Hike
Every Thursday 9:00-10:00am
 Meet at Winans Meadow parking lot
4500 Franklintown Rd. 21207
Explore Gwynns Falls Trail and woodland trails
Experienced guide
For further into, call 410-945-0586