Park Hours, Holidays and Closures 


  • County offices will be closed  Monday, January 15.  
  • All nature parks will be open normal hours

Nature Park Hours

Flag Ponds Nature Park

NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed.
Last entry 1 hour before park closes
Beach & pier close 1  hour before park closes.

Park entrance fees will be collected daily.
Hours of operation: Mondays through Fridays: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. 
NOTICE: Starting Tuesday, September 5, Park is closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Weekend hours will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mondays 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fridays 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Phone: 410-586-1477

Kings Landing Park 

Last Entry 1 hour before close.
Pier closes 1/2  hour before park closes.
Entry is free of charge
NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed.
Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 410-535-2661

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp -

Battle Creek Nature Center remains closed. The trails are open regular operating hours seven days per week. 

No Pets Allowed per  Parks & Recreation Ordinance (Chapter 82 of the Calvert County Code)
Last entry 1/2 hour before close.  
NOTICE: No walk-ins allowed when the gate is closed.  
Hours: Saturday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m.   Monday through Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
Phone: 410-535-5327  Due to damage from the fire, staffing at the park are limited. Please leave a message and a staff member will return your call as soon as possible. 

Other Natural Resources Facilities:

Information on other Parks & Recreation Facilities (district parks, Hall Aquatic Center, Chesapeake Hills Golf Course, etc.)