Are you in search of the best outdoor summer spots in Howard County for fun activities?
Enjoy this list submitted by Howard County residents via Facebook. Check them out; just in time for nice weather and summer approaching!
Rent a canoe, picnic or enjoy a FREE Sunset Serenade Concert.
Clark’s Elioak Farm
A Clarksville petting farm with a fairy tale story! Kids and parents enjoy stepping back in time with the restored figures of Ellicott City’s former Enchanted Forest theme park.
Columbia Festival of the Arts
Artisans, film makers and musical groups share their talent to celebrate Howard County’s outstanding cultural arts offerings.
Columbia Lakefront Summer Festival
Concerts, movies and teen open mic nights. Enjoy entertainment at the Columbia Town Center’s Lakefront.
Howard County Conservancy
HoCo Conservancy offers environmental programs at two locations-Mt. Pleasant Farm in Woodstock and at Howard County’s Belmont Manor and Historic Park in Elkridge. Picnic grounds and hiking trails. Summer camps.
Rockburn Skills Park
Adults and kids hone their bike skills at this family-first facility. Includes a pump track and three downhill lines: one for beginners, one for intermediate riders, and one for more advanced riders.
Patapsco Valley State Park
Explore fabulous hiking trails, tube down the Patapsco River or just relax at the picnic area.
Robinson Nature Center
Affordable daily admission to trails and nature building. Annual passes are also available.
Western Regional Park
Glenwood’s 190-acre park offers something for everyone! You name it, this park has it from turf and multi-purpose fields, baseball fields, basketball court, playsets, paved paths, and scenic wooded trails for bird watching and hiking.