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TRAIL CLOSURES
12/02/2016 Battle Creek Cypress Swamp. The swamp boardwalk is still impassible. Visitors can walk the boardwalk to the damage, but must turn around.

December 2016-December 2017 Hughes Tree Farm.
Selective timber harvest activities will take place on a routine schedule. Some areas may be closed due to these activities. Visitors should exercise extreme caution when hiking the trails. Avoid the fishing pond when timber equipment is active.

January 2017 Solomon's Boat Ramp Fishing Pier. The planks and railings will be replaced along the fishing pier. Public access may be restricted or limited because of the construction. Please obey any closure signs. Work should be completed by February 1.

Hours for the Holidays
Friday, December 23
  • Offices close at 2 p.m.
  • Kings Landing Park: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Other Natural Resources  facilities open dawn to dusk

Saturday, December 24

  • Offices closed
  • Kings Landing Park: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp: Closed
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
  • Other Natural Resources  facilities open dawn to dusk

Sunday, December 25

  • Offices closed
  • Kings Landing Park: Closed
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp: Closed
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park: Closed
  • Other Natural Resources facilities open dawn to dusk

Monday, December 26

  • Offices closed
  • Kings Landing Park: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Battle Creek Cypress Swamp: Closed
  • Flag Ponds Nature Park: Closed
  • Other Natural Resources facilities open dawn to dusk

Park Hours
Regular hours are in effect from Labor Day through Memorial Day

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp
REGULAR: Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday: 1-4:30 p.m. Free
SUMMER:  Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1-6:00 p.m. Free
HOLIDAYS: Closed most holidays.

Flag Ponds Nature Park
Gate, beach & pier close 1/2 hour before park closes.
REGULAR: Mondays and Fridays: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. no entry fee
Weekends: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. an entry fee (or valid season pass) is required on weekends.
Summer: Weekdays: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. an entry fee (or valid season pass) is required
Weekends: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. an entry fee (or valid season pass) is required.
HOLIDAYS: Open on most Monday holidays.

Kings Landing Park: 
Gate  & pier close 1/2 hour before park closes. 
REGULAR: Daily: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gate & pier close at 4:30 p.m. Free.
SUMMERDaily: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Gate & pier close at 7:30 p.m. Free.
HOLIDAYS: Open on most holidays; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Other Natural Resources Facilities 
Regular hours: dawn-dusk
Biscoe Gray Heritage Farm
Hughes Tree Farm
Hutchins Pond
Nan's Cove
Solomons Boat Ramp

Information on Parks & Recreation Facilities (district parks, Hall Aquatic Center, Chesapeake Hills Golf Course, etc.)


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