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Hashawha Environmental Center Email
300 John Owings Road
Westminster, MD 21158-3149
410-386-3560 - voice

Office HoursMon-Fri 8-3:30
Contact 1Jackie Koch
Hashawha/Bear Branch Admin. Assistant
 410-386-3560 - voice
Contact 2Dave Rohrer
Manager
 410-386-3560 - voice
PurposeTo provide a serene setting that allows visitors to relax and appreciate the natural environment all around them.
ServiceHashawha and Bear Branch Nature Center are located in northern Carroll County off Route 97 North. Together, the facilities consist of approximately 380 acres. Hashawha Environmental Center, a residential retreat center, is rented to groups such as religious organizations, Scouts, and clubs on weekends and weekdays. Meals and overnight accommodations are provided. Facilities at Hashawha include an administration building with meeting rooms, a dining hall, and a boardwalk wetlands area. A conference center capable of seating 125 people is available for overnight groups; there are five winterized cabins accommodating 36 people each. Recreation found on site for rental groups include: a swimming pool, hiking trails, tot lot, volleyball net, basketball court, and open fields for softball and soccer.
EligibilityMinimum group size is 25; maximum group size is 180.
FeesCall for fees and availability.
SubjectsCamps And Camping, Environment, Meeting Rooms/Receptions, Trails/Tours - Hiking/Bicycle, Volunteers - Needed
Last Updated16 July 2014