Piney Run Park & Nature Center
2022 Events Calendar

2022 Gatehouse Hours

March 1-November 30 December 1-February 28
Open 7 days a week from 7am until an hour before sunset (except during specified events). CLOSED

2022 Boathouse Hours
Boathouse hours are subject to change. Please call the Gatehouse at 410-795-3274 to confirm hours of operation.

March 1-May 29 May 30 (Memorial Day)-September 5 (Labor Day) September 6-November 30 December 1-February 28
Open on weekends from 7am until an hour before sunset* (except during specified events)

Open 7 days a week from 9am-an hour before sunset during weekdays and 7am-an hour before sunset on weekends* (except during specified events)

*Boat rentals end two hours before sunset

Open on weekends from 7am until an hour before sunset (except during specified events)

 

CLOSED

 

FISHING EVENTS

   March 1-November 30, 2022 Annual Big Fish Contest
All fish must be caught at Piney Run Park during regular business hours and must be weighed in alive to qualify. Prizes will be awarded - call the park for details.
   Friday, March 4, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply
   Friday, April 1, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Saturday, April 9, 2022 Panfish Tournament from 7am-Noon
Prizes awarded for biggest Black Crappie, Yellow Perch & Bluegill.
   Friday, May 6, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Friday, June 3, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Saturday, June 11, 2022 Youth Fishing Derby from 7am-11am
Prizes awarded for biggest Black Crappie, Yellow Perch & Bluegill.
   Friday, June 17, 2022 Largemouth Bass Fishing Tournament from 6pm-11pm
Prizes awarded for biggest Largemouth Bass (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place).
   Friday, July 1, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Friday, July 15, 2022 Catfish Shootout from 6pm-11pm
Prizes awarded for the biggest Catfish (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place). 
   Friday, August 5, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Saturday, August 20, 2022 Largemouth Bass Fishing Tournament II from 7am-Noon
Prizes awarded for the biggest Largemouth Bass (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place).
   Friday, September 2, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Friday, October 7, 2022 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.
   Saturday, October 15, 2022 Striped Bass Showdown from 7am-Noon
Prizes awarded for the biggest Striped Bass (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place).
   Friday, November 4, 2021 Late Night Fishing (Non-Tournament)
The park will be open until Midnight. Park entrance fees apply.

 

PARK EVENTS

   Saturday, March 19, 2022

March For Parks - Piney RUN 5K Fun Run/Walk
Day-of registration beings at 8am; Race is from 9am-11am

Fees: Visit ccrec.recdesk.com and check out our Spring Program Guide for more details and to register for this event. $15 for pre-registration and $20 day-of.

   September - October 2022
   (except during Fall Festival)
Wagon Trail Rides & Campfire
Enjoy a wagon ride through our forests and fields. The wagon ride will take about 45 minutes and a campfire will be waiting for you upon your return. Bring your own marshmallows, hot dogs, and more to roast or just enjoy the campfire. Visit our website at ccrec.recdesk.com for more information or to register; or call the Park Office at 410-795-5165 for more information.
   Saturday, October 1, 2022

Fall for Color's 5K Run/Walk
Day-of registration beings at 8am; Race is from 9am-11am

Fees: Visit ccrec.recdesk.com and check out our Fall Program Guide for more details and to register for this event. $15 for pre-registration and $20 day-of.

   Saturday, October 8, 2022

Fall Festival from 10am-4pm
Park entrance fees apply. The boathouse will be closed for Fall Festival and private boaters are advised to come early in order to get a parking spot.

 

EVENTS AT PINEY RUN NATURE CENTER

Piney Run Nature Center  |  410-795-6043

March 1 - November 30 December 1 - February 28
   Mondays & Tuesday  |  Closed
   Wednesday-Saturday  |  11am-5pm
   Sunday  |  12pm-5pm
   Monday-Friday  |  11am- 4pm
   Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays  |  Closed

 

   Summer 2022 Piney Run Nature Camp
Four 1-week sessions of our Summer Nature Camp beginning in the month of July. 
  • Kayaking at Piney Run Park – Throughout the open season Nature Center has various guided kayaking opportunities at the park. Call the Nature Center at 410-795-6043 or see our program guide for dates, times, and other information.
  • Birthday Parties – Nature Center Birthdays include 3 hours of yurt usage with a 45-minute naturalist-led program - $200 (gift bags are available for $5 each) – Set-up and clean-up are the responsibility of the scheduling parent/guardian.
  • Adopt a Critter – The Nature Center’s live animal collection requires constant care. Animals in need of sponsors include birds of prey, snakes, and turtles. You can sponsor all the critters or a specific one. Call 410-795-6043 for details.

 

PAVILIONS

Planning a party, family get-together, or other outdoor events? All pavilions are available on a reservation-only basis. For more information or to reserve a pavilion, please visit our registration website or call the Park Office at 410-795-5165 from Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm.

Pavilion Fees
Pavilion prices include 5 free vehicle passes for the day of rental.

    Large Pavilion - Pavilion #1 Accommodates up to 250 people $275/day
    Medium Pavlion - Pavilion #4 Accommodates up to 125 people $225/day
    Medium Pavlion - Pavilion #5 Accommodates up to 125 people $225/day
    Medium Pavlion - Pavilion #6 Accommodates up to 125 people $225/day
    Small Pavilion - Pavilion #2 Accommodates up to 60 people $175/day
    Small Pavilion - Pavilion #3 Accommodates up to 60 people $175/day