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ZIP codes: 21012, 21146, 21409

Get out and enjoy nature in one of these parks near you!

Sandy Point State Park

With over 750 acres and just fifteen minutes east of Arnold, Maryland, Sandy Point State Park sits along the northwestern shore of Chesapeake Bay. The beaches and picnic area overlook the beautiful Bay, providing the perfect place to create some memories with the family! Check out the historical areas, too! Boat rentals available.

shore at Sandy Point State Park near Arnold, Maryland


  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Crabbing
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Youth Group Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Historical Sightseeing


  • Picnicking
  • Walking
  • Playground
  • River-viewing

Spriggs Farm Park

Three miles northeast of downtown Arnold on Bayberry Drive, Spriggs Farm Park on the Magothy offers a wonderful view of the river. With benches for picnicking, this is a great place to spend an afternoon. The little ones will love the playground, and the open grass is perfect for letting the dog run free! (On The Green, Inc. reminds you that we encourage responsible pet ownership, and we encourage you to be respectful and use a leash when in the presence of other people.)

Waterworks Park

Fifteen minutes southwest of Arnold, Waterworks Park offers open spaces for recreational activities and has miles of hiking trails. Enjoy the view of the water from a nearby hiking trail, and then have a picnic lunch at the picnic pavilion! Catch-and-release fishing is permitted.


  • Hiking
  • Relaxing
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing


  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Interactive Animals
  • Picnicking
  • Educational Tours

Kinder Farm Park

Fifteen minutes’ drive northwest of Arnold, Kinder Farm Park offers 288 acres of farmland. The kids will love interacting with the goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, cows, ducks, and more. In addition to Harvest Hall, which holds 100-200 people and is available for reservation, Kinder Farm Park also houses two large picnic pavilions, complete with picnic area. The park has the largest disc golf course in the county, as well as a 2.4-mile hiker/biker trail. They also offer educational tours.

Visit their website to learn more.

It’s Great to Get Outside and Enjoy Nature

But sometimes you just want to enjoy that nature in the convenient comfort of your own backyard.
On the Green, Inc. recognizes the pride you take in your lawn, and we make it our mission to give you the picturesque paradise that you see when you visualize the perfect backyard. It’s more than just our promise. It’s our guarantee.