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by Michael Schneider, Baltimore County Recreation & Parks 

Hike our beautiful parks. Have a great time. Get fit and fresh air. Earn prizes. Such a deal!

Nature Quest is back at Baltimore County’s parks. Grab your Nature Quest passport and hike 13 trails throughout Baltimore County to find Nature Quest posts. Complete a rubbing of the plaque in your passport. Collect five rubbings and you’re on your way to free tickets to the Nature Quest Fest this fall. Collect nine, and you’ll earn Fest prizes.    

Pick up your passport at Benjamin Banneker ParkCromwell Valley Park, Oregon Ridge Park, Honeygo Run Regional Park, Maryland Center for Agriculture and Farm Park, Marshy Point ParkLake Roland Park, Red Run Stream Valley Trail or Fort Howard Park.  You can also get a passport at your local Wegmans grocery store or online at Nature Quest .

Your passport to outdoor fun is waiting.


Nature Quest is Your Ticket to Outdoor Adventure

Nature Quest logoInterested in an adventure and a chance to find new parks in your area? You’ll love Baltimore County’s Nature Quest! Baltimore County Recreation and Parks, the Baltimore County Local Health Coalition and Wegmans grocery store have partnered to provide this fun, free adventure.

You can experience the outdoors and be active while discovering some of the best parks and trails in Baltimore County. It’s great for families, scout troops, seniors – anyone who wants to get outdoors and have fun. You can bike, hike, or canoe on designated trails and complete the Nature Quest while earning prizes.

All you have to do is finish at least five trails and you can join us on October 17 to celebrate at our Nature Quest Fest. This action- packed event will include various activities such as canoeing, fishing, live animals, crafts and more. So get your family and friends together and begin your adventure!

Complete Your Quest in Three Easy Steps!

1. Get your Passport booklet. Pick up a Nature Quest booklet from your local Wegmans store, at participating parks (Robert E. Lee Park, Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park, Oregon Ridge Nature Center, Cromwell Valley Park, Marshy Point Nature Center, Benjamin Banneker Historical Park, or Honeygo Run Regional Park), or print one online at relpnc.org/nature-quest.

2. Start hiking. Take your booklet and a pencil or crayon and head out on the trails. Record your progress by making a rubbing of the trail marker located on each of 13 trails. photo of hiker making rubbing from signpost

3. Collect your prizes. Prizes are awarded after accumulating rubbings from at least five of the 13 trails. In addition to the prizes, questers that complete five trails or more also receive free admission to the Nature Quest Fest on October 17. Extra incentives are available to questers that complete 7 to 13 trails! 

Shannon Davis, Park Ranger, Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks


 
 
Revised September 26, 2016