Master Plan

Ward Farm Recreation and Nature Park

Download the Master Plan

Large format (5.7 MB) 48" x 42"

Small format (1.1 MB) 11" x 17"

Master Plan Presentation to the Board of County Commissioners, Nov. 18, 2014 (2.7 MB pdf)

Highlights for the Nature Park

  • Nature/Environmental Center
  • Over 6.3 miles of paths suitable for walking, running, and biking
    • Natural Surface Trail 12500 lf (2.4 mi)
    • Variable Surface Trail 7100 lf (1.3 mi)
      [Natural Surface, Gravel, Paved]
    • Paved Trail 11700 lf (2.2 mi)
    • Boardwalk 2400 lf (.45 mi)
  • Covered campfire, group program area
  • Picnic Shelters/picnic area
  • Handicap access to stream or pond
  • Intimate interpretative spaces
  • Boardwalks and overlooks at ponds and wetlands
  • Access to Hall Creek, streams and Fox Den Pond
  • Fishing pier/boardwalks


Calvert Nature Society is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Calvert County‚Äôs natural heritage and the creation of an environmentally literate and aware community. We provide opportunities for appreciation and understanding of our natural world through our outreach initiatives and in support of the mission of the Calvert County Natural Resources Division.  The Society is a 501(c)3 organization.

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Mailing address: PO Box 122, Port Republic, MD 20676. info@calvertparks.org
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