- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 3, 2001

DIRECTIONS:

From the Beltway, take Central Avenue east. Follow to Route 193 and turn right on Watkins Park Drive. After half a mile, follow the signs for Watkins Regional Park on the right. At the second stop sign, turn right to go into Old Maryland Farm.

PARKING:

Parking is sufficient and free.

COST:

There is no charge to visit the farm or the park. Hayrides are $1 per person, and pony rides are $2 per ride. All other events at the farm are free.

HOURS:

Old Maryland Farm is open year-round. The farm is open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During the week, the farm is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Hayrides and pony rides are offered from April through August: hayrides from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays and from 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays; pony rides from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays from 1 to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays

INFORMATION:

Old Maryland Farm: 301/218-6770. Watkins Regional Park: 301/218-6700.

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