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MASONVILLE COVE PARTNERSHIP

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HOURS

Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 4 pm

Sunday: Closed

Easter Holiday: Open Friday 4/7

Closed for Easter 4/8 - 4/10

Extended Hours: 9 am - Sunset

(On the first Thursday of every month)

LOCATION

1000 Frankfurst Avenue​

Baltimore, MD  21226

ADMISSION & PARKING

Admission and parking are FREE at Masonville Cove.

DISCOVER BALTIMORE'S HIDDEN GEM

Located in South Baltimore, Masonville Cove is the nation's first Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership, home to a green building nature center and beautiful waterfront public trails. Come and explore your neighborhood green space!

Upcoming Events at Masonville Cove

See more future events on our Events page

  • Guided Nature Walk
    Sat, Apr 01
    Masonville Cove
    Apr 01, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Masonville Cove , 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Join us for this walk around the trails of Masonville Cove! We will begin with a short introduction to the campus and the animals who live here. There is always something interesting to see when walking along in nature!
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  • Terrapin Tales
    Wed, Apr 05
    Baltimore
    Apr 05, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Calling all herpetologists! Learn how scientists study Diamondback Terrapin populations by examining nests, measuring eggs, and determining survival of hatchlings from simulated terrapin nests.
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  • City Nature Challenge Informational Webinar
    Apr 05, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    City Nature Challenge is an annual community science competition for cities to find and document plants and wildlife found in urban areas. As Partners with the National Aquarium, we are calling on everyone to join us in exploring, identifying and documenting the wildlife around you!
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  • 1st Thursday: Spring Songbird Walk
    Apr 06, 5:00 PM – Apr 07, 7:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Welcome all experienced and first time birders! Learn about this incredible hobby from a seasoned birder and join us for a campus search for spring birds. Registration required.
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  • City Nature Challenge Informational Webinar
    Apr 12, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    City Nature Challenge is an annual community science competition for cities to find and document plants and wildlife found in urban areas. As Partners with the National Aquarium, we are calling on everyone to join us in exploring, identifying and documenting the wildlife around you!
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  • Nature for Kids: Hop To It!
    Sat, Apr 15
    Masonville Cove
    Apr 15, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Masonville Cove, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Join us for an in-person craft inspired by nature! For April we will be sharing stories and enjoying a mini lesson about frogs and toads while making our frog and lily pad crafts. Enjoy the great outdoors with us and perhaps we will find some of our froggy friends! Registration required.
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  • Celebrate Trails Day 2023
    Sat, Apr 22
    Masonville Cove
    Apr 22, 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
    Masonville Cove , 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Masonville Cove is proud to be one of the host sites for 2023 Celebrate Trails Day. If you're feeling brave, try our optional scavenger hunt to win a prize. Happy trails!
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  • Water Quality Science
    Sat, Apr 22
    Baltimore
    Apr 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Join us in becoming a water scientist for a day! Learn what it takes to be a water scientist and help with citizen science data collection at Masonville Cove! Registration required.
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  • Earth Day Clean Up
    Sat, Apr 22
    Baltimore
    Apr 22, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Join your neighbors and community partners to clean up the stream and living shoreline that connect Brooklyn and Curtis Bay to Masonville Cove. Get outside and make a difference in your community while learning about the causes and effects of marine debris and how you can help! Registration required
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  • City Nature Challenge
    Fri, Apr 28
    Baltimore
    Apr 28, 9:00 AM – May 01, 4:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    City Nature Challenge is an annual community science competition for cities to find and document plants and wildlife found in urban areas. As Partners with the National Aquarium, we are calling on everyone to join us in exploring, identifying and documenting the wildlife around you!
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  • Budding Botanists
    Wed, May 17
    Baltimore
    May 17, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    This day is All About Plants! Students will explore Masonville’s Nature trails and learn how to identify different native plants and test their skills at identifying the different plant parts in nature.
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  • Island Fever
    Wed, Jun 07
    Baltimore
    Jun 07, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Students are introduced to the concept of urban heat islands and investigate temperatures of different surfaces when exposed to heat/light with infrared thermometers.
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  • Summer Science and Nature Program
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jul 31
    Baltimore
    Jul 31, 9:00 AM – Aug 04, 9:00 AM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Explore, Discover, and Engage at the Nation's First Urban Wildlife refuge Partnership! Participants will engage in hands on learning on our 52 acre waterfront campus, discover in our science labs, and explore the natural world around them.
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  • Summer Science and Nature Program
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 07
    Baltimore
    Aug 07, 9:00 AM – Aug 11, 4:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Explore, Discover, and Engage at the Nation's First Urban Wildlife refuge Partnership! Participants will engage in hands on learning on our 52 acre waterfront campus, discover in our science labs, and explore the natural world around them.
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  • Summer Science and Nature Program
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Aug 14
    Baltimore
    Aug 14, 9:00 AM – Aug 18, 4:00 PM
    Baltimore, 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226, USA
    Explore, Discover, and Engage at the Nation's First Urban Wildlife refuge Partnership! Participants will engage in hands on learning on our 52 acre waterfront campus, discover in our science labs, and explore the natural world around them.
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DID YOU KNOW...

Masonville was home to nesting bald eagles during spring 2020! Two eaglets hatched in May and started flying in June.

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