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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Calvert Nature Society will follow recommendations made by County, State & National guidelines.

Dec. 10, 2020: We have new policies. Please see Calvert Nature Society's COVID waiver for our policies for all in-person activities 
Calvert County Natural Resources Park Hours page for park hours, closures and other updates.
Calvert County's COVID-19 Resource Center

NOTICE: our online payment system has been restored.

Bennett O. Hughes Memorial Tree Farm

1320 Clay Hammond Road
Prince Frederick

Limited Parking
No Facilities

Beginning in December 2016, and throughout 2017, selective timber harvest activities will occur. Visitors should take extreme caution when hiking the property.

In 1986, Calvert County received a generous gift of land from the estate of Bennett O. Hughes. As a condition of the gift, the county agreed that 196-acre property would be maintained as a tree farm to demonstrate sustainable forest management.

Learn more about Bennett O. Hughes

Numerous trails meander through the forests, taking hikers through various successional stages of forest growth, meadows, and around a bucolic fishing pond. 

Hikers are warned that the trails are not marked. A trail map is in development.

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