Park Hours, Holidays and Closures 


  • County offices will be closed  Wednesday November 22 and re-open Monday, November 27.  
  • These Nature Parks will have modified holiday hours; all other nature parks will be open normal hours
ParkWed. Nov. 22Thu. Nov. 23Fri. Nov 24
Battle Creek Cypress SwampOpenClosedOpen
Flag Ponds Nature ParkClosedClosedOpen
Kings Landing ParkOpenClosedOpen

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.)