Changes to Visitor Service due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, some visitor services in this park have changed. Please check the Plan Your Visit section for more information.
Chicken Program canceled until further notice.
Our 11 a.m. chicken program is canceled temporarily. Please call ahead for information on 301.839.0503.
10/27/2013, Pumpkins, The Special Squash program canceled.
This program is canceled. Please call the park on 301.839.0503 for further information.
"Come on down, we'll put you to work."
The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time. Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.
Fall 2013 Program Schedule
Check out our upcoming programs and events. This schedule will start on September 22 and end on December 30, 2013.Read More
We offer a variety of education programs for a wide variety of age groups. Check our listing for the program that is geared to your student's needs.Read More
Hiking and Biking
Bikers can connect with Virgina and Washington, DC via our Hiker-Biker Trail. Hikers can experience natural areas on the Woodlot Trail.Read More
Exploring the Past
You can immerse youself in our nation's history by attending one of our programs, taking a self-guided tour, or by talking to a ranger.Read More
A Visitor's Guide to National Capital Parks-East
Beyond the Capital is the source for information and events in National Capital Parks-East.Read More
More Sites to Visit in National Capital Parks-East
Check out the incredible diversity of National Capital Parks-East sites. Natural, Cultural, Historical, and Recreational, we have it all.Read More
Did You Know?
During the War of 1812, the Debutts family found three congreve rockets on the Mount Welby (19th century name of the Oxon Hill Farm property) grounds. The British Navy was not aiming at Mount Welby. They were sending a signal to other British ships anchored 20 miles away in the Patuxent River.