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Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
This site is rich in natural and cultural resources and is a living laboratory to explore, understand and experience Calvert County's agricultural practices and lifestyles throughout its history--from Native American settlements, small scale colonial farming, and farming practices through the centuries.

By offering experiences in how citizens have lived with the land throughout history the Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm offers insights into how we can continue and improve good stewardship practices which sustain the quality of life of Calvert County and the larger Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.

Recent Happenings
  • A revised Park Brochure is available; it includes the new trail map. 
  • Public Deer Hunting is closed until the 2017-2018 season. Specific information about hunting at Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm and the State Department of Natural Resources Southern Region Public Hunting Permit and Reservation System is available online or by phone at the Myrtle Grove office at 301-743-5161.  Additional details about hunting opportunities in Calvert County can be found on 
  • Interpretive Signs. Funded through a grant from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, new signs, benches, even a picnic area, will be added to the farm. New hiking trails will be created to take visitors to some of the interesting natural areas of the farm. 
  • George E. Rice House and Outbuildings. The house in the woods was built between 1915-1938 by Mr. Rice, and African American farmer. A grant from the African American Heritage Preservation Fund will help stabilize and rehabilitate the buildings. Construction will be ongoing, please comply with any restrictions around the site during construction.

Read the Master Plan for the Farm (4.5 MB pdf) adopted December 14, 2010.

Tobacco PrizeGeorge Rice house

Plumer-Cranford Barn Rolling Road 

Contact Us

Park Address
2695 Gray's Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Equestrian Access
A free permit is required prior to bringing horses onto the property.
Submit your permit request online
Google Map to the Equestrian Entrance

For Information

Google Directions to the Farm
Trail Map (pdf)

This park is still under development.
Grounds are open daily, dawn to dusk.
There are no facilities (water, restrooms)
Parking is limited, along the entrance drive.

Entrance Fee

Mailing Address
Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
c/o Courthouse
175 Main Street
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

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