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Back to nature Get Away in our own backyard

This little gem of a wetlands park is easily missed for those of us that use Font Hill Drive as a... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Ellicott City, Maryland
Nice short nature walk.

Great for a short walk among pond setting. Paths are stroller accessible. Best tie to visit is in... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Columbia, Maryland
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3520 Font Hill Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21042-4934
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

me and my wife decided to adventure into the wetlands to enjoy the wildlife and completely have a quality time (if u know what i mean ;)) anyways we made the wetland moist with shrek and fiona plus donkey as the fifth overall quality time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marion R
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This little gem of a wetlands park is easily missed for those of us that use Font Hill Drive as a cut through between Fredrick Road and Old Annapolis. This park (across from the turn-off to Grosvenor) is easily accessibly by parking along the west...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank davisrich
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Font Hills Wetlands Park is a nice little suburban oasis that stretches from Font Hill Drive to Centennial Lane. There is parking on the Font Hill Drive side with a small pond, pathways and a stream that lead to a larger pond on the Centennial...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Right in my backyard, literally, this place is so good. I go here to clear my mind, and take a nice walk. The pond and gazebo are big enough to get some fresh air. Need to blow off some steam, go take a walk. You'll...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank maggiejeanne85
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great for a short walk among pond setting. Paths are stroller accessible. Best tie to visit is in the spring or late fall. Enter from Font Hill Drive side.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Columbia_Ted
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

After the flooding the park is close, so you can't walk inside. But if you need a rest, or enjoy the nature is really beautiful

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Claudia P
Reviewed 25 March 2016

There is nothing wrong with the park if you live close enough to walk to it but otherwise don't bother. There is no parking lot so access is limited

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank GV27OCMD
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This wee little park is tucked away in Ellicott City. There isn't official parking so I would suggest parking on the Font Hill road side of the park. It is a wetlands park, designed specifically as a wetland habitat so there are plenty of birds,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Patritius
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is a nice small park in the middle of the burbs, great short walk, easy to get too. When I went on 3/8/16 there were so many peepers out chirping...so great! It is either paved or has a wood path the entire path, very...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank punkiepam
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is a small park located off of Rte 40 near I-70 in Howard County. It has an approximate 1 mile loop walking path around a good size pond. There are benches and areas to observe suburban wildlife - birds, ducks, geese, etc. There is...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank SpyderWitch
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Dan C
28 July 2018|
Response from maggiejeanne85 | Reviewed this property |
Totally but not for keep.
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Response from Patritius | Reviewed this property |
This park is owned and managed by Howard County Recreation and Parks