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Today's feature is Cromwell Valley Park in Towson. In early October we hit up the 380-acre historic park for its annual Fall Harvest Festival. For only $5 per car, the event offered tons of fun. From apple cider making to pony rides to a fall-inspired "sandbox" filled with dried corn, there was something of interest for all ages.
If you missed the Fall Harvest Festival, no worries. There are a bunch of affordable activities planned throughout the remainder of autumn and into winter. Highlights include a Fall Family Camp Out the weekend of November 4 ($15 per family, includes breakfast), Holiday Candy Making on November 12 ($3 for members, $5 for non-members), and a Thanksgiving Nature Quest on November 26 (FREE!).
The park is also a great place to visit even when there aren't activities planned. Take a hike, check out wildlife, have a picnic near the stream, or discover the park's history (check out its historic lime kiln)!
Here are a few shots of our autumn day spent at Cromwell Valley:
|A view of the Pumpkin Patch and childrens' area at the Fall Harvest Festival.|
|Macy meets an alpaca!|
|Cromwell Valley holds many of its activities in its Outdoor Classroom.|
|Making music at the Fall Harvest Festival!|
|A sandbox filled with dried corn was a fun alternative for the little ones.|