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Irvine Nature Center

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Hidden gem in the hustle of life

A nice quite, informative place. Many hikes from here. A small visitor center has displays of... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mamsbu2018
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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Fabulous nature center and trails

Looking to get out into nature but are too lazy to go on a real hike, Irvine is the place for... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
mttaylor9
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 weeks ago
“Hidden gem in the hustle of life”
17 Nov 2017
“Fabulous nature center and trails”
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11201 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117-2943
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice quite, informative place. Many hikes from here. A small visitor center has displays of animals and other science telated things. I would say great place to go with kids upto middle school. I believe they also do events in nature. They also sell...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mamsbu2018
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Looking to get out into nature but are too lazy to go on a real hike, Irvine is the place for you. Besides the really nice nature center Irvine it crisscrossed with trails that are perfect for an hour or 2 in nature. Cub Scouts,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mttaylor9
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We had our niece's 1st birthday celebration here. Good place almost nature. Cannot put balloons here but it is a nice place.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ASTHA G
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I have gone with both family young and old as well as old relationships. The trails are beautiful in the summer and it's a great atmosphere for the kids. I missed seeing the butterfly exhibit and I hope it's back this summer.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank skye0003
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I signed up for a beekeeping course to learn how to properly keep bees in my backyard. The instructor was a master beekeeping (one of the few in the U.S.) and he gave instructional and practical applications. There are several hives on the nature center's...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Tflipp
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This environmental center is manned by helpful, friendly staff but we arrived for a class with a toddler and found the website was not updated and the class had been cancelled. But the center offered turtles, birds, and bees for our little one to experience....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank sheilal921
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a nature center in Baltimore County that is an ideal place to take the family. It has many exhibits and animals sure to fascinate anyone with a curiosity. The grounds are certainly worth a look as is the center.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank EDDIE A
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We live close by so we make a point of visiting Irvine as often as we can. The nature center is very well done. It has a nice mix of interactive activities, as well as live animals for the kids (and parents!) to check out....More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank ahott2
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Irvine has some easy and enjoyable trails through woods and fields, and many activities for kids. Bees, workshops, and space for parties have all been enjoyed by my family. great local resource.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Edward B
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We've gone to Irvine a few times with my 3 year old son. He likes the Nature Center animals (turtles, snakes, fish, bird) and taking short nature walks on the trails. There's even an indoor kids playroom with books, puzzles, and nature toys. Check out...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Andrea_917
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