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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 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 – Saturday
8:30–3:00; Saturday 10:00 – 3:00pm
Call 410-299-7613 for appointments
Available for rental
 
 Carrie Murray Nature Center
See dates and times below
 Ridgetop Road, off Windsor Mill Rd. 21207
Open for drop-in visits – Mon - Friday, 8:30-4:30pm
Saturday 10:00 – 3:00pm
Birthday parties can be booked
Animal presentations – interests and age appropriateness
Check website for camp info and additional n
 
 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 410-566-2230
 
 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
 
 July Concert in the Park
Thursday, July 28, 2016
 6:30 – 8:30pm
Todd Marcus Trio
Straight ahead jazz with other influences
from classical to Middle-Eastern themes
Bring lawn chair or blanket
Sponsored by BC Dept. of Rec and Parks
Rain date July 29th
 
 August Concert in the Park
Thursday, August 25, 2016
 Thursday, August 25, 2016
6:30-8:30pm
Kelly Bell Band
Blues mixed with funk and rock to produce
a danceable groove, which they call "phat blues.
Bring lawn chair or blanket
Sponsored by BC Dept. of Rec and Parks
Rain date August 26th
 
 TUESDAY A.M. VOLUNTEER WORK CREW
Every Tuesday, 9:00 - 11:00, start Sept. 6
 Every Tuesday 9-11am starting Sept. 6th
Clearing, pruning, trail inspections
Meet at 1920 Eagle Drive, 21207
Help with various park projects
Clearing, pruning, trail inspections
For more info and directions – 410-566-2230.
 
 Bird Walk
Sunday, September 18, 8:00-11:00
 Sunday, September 18, 8:00-11:00
Meet @ Winans Meadow parking lot
4500 Franklintown Road 21229
Bring binoculars
For info: eKreiss@verizon.net
Or paul1KreisseKreiss@verizon.net
 
 Maryland Mountain Club Hike
Sunday, October 9th
 Sunday, October 9th
An approximate 9.5 mile circuitous hike
Through the GF/LP woodland
For more info, call 410-486-8737