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Parks & nature in Baltimore County

“Walk around the massive park, exercise, hold a picnic, or just enjoy serene views on public seating spaces. A few blocks from the home. ”
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Historic Site
“For McHenry is a historic American coastal pentagonal bastion fort located in the locust point neighborhood of Baltimore. It is best known for its role in the war of 1812, when it successfully defended Baltimore Harbor from an attack by the British navy from the Chesapeake bay on September 13-14, 1814.”
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“More than 1,500 birds, mammals, amphibians & reptiles at this zoo in Druid Hill Park since 1876.”
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“Take in the view of the harbor from the top of Federal Hill Park, there is also a playground for kids and SWINGS!”
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State / Provincial Park
“Patapsco Valley State Park is a public recreation area extending along 32 miles of the Patapsco River south and west of the city of Baltimore, Maryland. The state park encompasses multiple developed areas on over 14,000 acres of recreation fun for hiking, cycling (mtn), running, fishing, camping, horseback riding, canoeing and picnicking. (18 miles from our location)”
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“Young folks lookin for a night out will really enjoy the heart of Federal Hill on the weekend.”
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“Experience moments of wonder at one of the nation's top Children's Museums. ”
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“Beautiful gothic neighborhood up north, very local with some great bars, restaurants and architecture.”
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“Patterson Park is a wonderful spot for a run, picnic, swim, climb up the pagoda, or checking out one of the many festivals, concerts, and other activities!”
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“Experience some history with the monument gallery and a walking tour to the top.”
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“This is really an awesome park that has a lake in the middle and a walking/biking trail that goes all the way around it. There are many other trails in the park as well. There are many beautiful views and a lot of wild life. Additionally, there are ball fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, rest rooms, and many other facilities. There are picnic facilities that need to be reserved. The park is free to the public and open from dawn until dusk. ”
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“If you like to hike and picnic, Oregon Ridge Park has trails of varying difficulty and ample space to pull out a quilt and munch on a packed lunch with friends or a lover. Great place all around”
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Beer Garden
“Great family fun within walking distance. Swing sets, bocce, corn hole and people watching - it’s like being at the beach in the city!”
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“Beautiful waterfall, lake, bike/walking path through nature, canoeing area, wildlife, parks for kids.”
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“Large heavily wooded state park with historic ruins, hiking trails, pond, swinging rope bridge, picnic areas.”
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“Safe and serene park. Lush grounds. Great for a photo shoots, mini or family picnics.”
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