School Programs

Our school field trips offer an era of topics for all ages. They can either be taught at Fountain Rock Park and Nature Center for $4.50 per person (for every 15 students 1 chaperone is needed) or we can come to your site as an outreach program a flat fee of $200 for all outreach programs. 

Maximum amount of participants: 100.

Registered Group Times

Overnight: 4pm-8am (evening program would be between 4-8pm)

Reservation Times

Fountain Rock Park Nature Field Trips are available Monday – Friday. The duration of each program (1.5 to 2 hours) is dependent upon the number of students participating. Morning programs may be scheduled anytime between 9:00 am and 11:30 am. Afternoon programs may be scheduled anytime between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Reservations must be made at least 30 days in advance. 

Making a Reservation

To make a reservation by phone, please call 301-600-1646.

Contact Us

  1. Fountain Rock Park & Nature Center

    8511 Nature Center Place
    Walkersville, MD 21793
    Ph: 301-600-4460

    Park Hours

    8 a.m. - Sunset

    Nature Center Hours

    Walk-Ins / Public
    Sat./Sun: 10 am - 4 pm

    Registered Groups
    Monday-Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday and evening programs are available upon request. A 30-day notice is required for all registered groups.


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