Eden Mill Park Nature Center & Historic Grist Mill

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Eden Mill Park Nature Center & Historic Grist Mill
1617 Eden Mill Road
Pylesville, MD 21132
Phone: 410-836-3050
Website: http://www.edenmill.org

Bordering Deer Creek, this facility offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities including 5 miles of hiking trails, canoeing and bird watching and a nature center located in a restored Grist Mill. For more than 200 years, the mill was hailed as one of the most significant grist mills in Harford County. Filled with milling equipment and displays along with a vintage turn of the century power plant, Eden Mill is a must see experience for all ages. Pls. call to confirm mill is open.

Handicapped Accessible Canoe/Kayak Launch: There is no fee to use the launch. Cars can unload in the parking lot by the launch but must park in the lower lot next to the pavilion after unloading. The parking in front of the building is for nature center and grist mill museum visitors and handicapped persons only.

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Events

September 20, 2017
Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers-Session 1
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 13, 20, 27 from 12:30-2:30PM for children ages 5 to 12 years. $42/member or $44/non-member. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
September 21, 2017
Sunset Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
September 22, 2017
Paint Night - Autumn Tree
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Friday, September 22 from 6:30-8:30pm for adults only. $35/member or $40/non-member. Create an Autumn Tree painting on canvas to learn how to use tools such as acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, as well as painting techniques. Participants will complete a 14”x 18” acrylic painting on canvas with instruction provided throughout event. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
September 23, 2017
Bird Banding
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 2, 10, 23, and 30 from 7AM-12PM; free for all ages. Join Mark Johnson banding birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. The dates are tentative and weather permitting. No pre-registration is required for this demonstration.
September 23, 2017
Sunrise Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
September 26, 2017
Preschool Nature Series
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:15am for ages 2-5 with an adult. September 12: Harvest Moon; September 19: Campout!; September 26: Batty for Bats $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member, per session. Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, story, craft and a hike exploring the landscape. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
September 27, 2017
Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers-Session 1
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 13, 20, 27 from 12:30-2:30PM for children ages 5 to 12 years. $42/member or $44/non-member. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
September 28, 2017
Sunset Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
September 30, 2017
Bird Banding
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 2, 10, 23, and 30 from 7AM-12PM; free for all ages. Join Mark Johnson banding birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. The dates are tentative and weather permitting. No pre-registration is required for this demonstration.
September 30, 2017
Sunrise Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
October 1, 2017
Ghost in the Pumpkin Candy Dish Gourd
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Sunday, October 1 from 2-3PM for ages 5 and over (children must be accompanied by an adult). Create an amusing, attractive, and useful fall decoration from an Indonesian bottle gourd. $12/member or $15/non-member. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org 
October 3, 2017
Preschool Nature Series
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:15am for ages 2-5 with an adult. October 3: Migration; October 10: Apples Abound; October 24: Pumpkin Party; October 31: Spiders and Slimy Things. $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member, per session. Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, story, craft and a hike exploring the landscape. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 4, 2017
Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers-Session 2
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on October 4, 11, 25 from 12:30-2:30PM for children ages 5 to 12 years. $42/member or $44/non-member. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 5, 2017
Sunset Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
October 7, 2017
Bird Banding
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 2, 10, 23, and 30 from 7AM-12PM; free for all ages. Join Mark Johnson banding birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. The dates are tentative and weather permitting. No pre-registration is required for this demonstration.
October 7, 2017
Sunrise Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
October 8, 2017
Make & Take - Wooden Pumpkin
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Sunday, October 8 from 11am-12pm for ages 6 and over with adult. $12/member or $14/non-member. Decorate a wooden pumpkin you can use year after year. Attach a stick stem and use your creativity to paint a face. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 10, 2017
Preschool Nature Series
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:15am for ages 2-5 with an adult. October 3: Migration; October 10: Apples Abound; October 24: Pumpkin Party; October 31: Spiders and Slimy Things. $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member, per session. Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, story, craft and a hike exploring the landscape. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 11, 2017
Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers-Session 2
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on October 4, 11, 25 from 12:30-2:30PM for children ages 5 to 12 years. $42/member or $44/non-member. Each activity builds new awareness about books, illustrators, and their art techniques as each illustrator is paired with a book, and presented to the child artist for an art activity of creativue. Art techniques include: drawing, painting, collage, crafting/constructing. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 12, 2017
Sunset Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
October 13, 2017
Paint Night - Pumpkin/Flowers
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Friday, October 13 from 6:30-8:30pm for adults only. $35/member or $40/non-member. Create a Pumpkin/Flowers still-life painting on canvas to learn how to use tools such as acrylic paints, canvas, brushes, as well as painting techniques. Participants will complete a 14”x 18” acrylic painting on canvas with instruction provided throughout event. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 14, 2017
Bird Banding
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on September 2, 10, 23, and 30 from 7AM-12PM; free for all ages. Join Mark Johnson banding birds. Banding will take place at the Joe Vangrin Memorial Pavilion, located near the trail head, with intermittent walks to check the nets. The dates are tentative and weather permitting. No pre-registration is required for this demonstration.
October 14, 2017
Sunrise Canoe Trips
Eden Mill Nature Center
Sunrise/Sunset Canoe Trips Reservations are now being taken for Eden Mill Nature Center’s Sunrise Sunset Canoe Trips! All equipment provided. Saturday mornings, 9AM-11:30AM; Thursday evenings, 5:45-8:15PM. Our season begins June 1 and runs through October 14. $5/members; $8/non-members. Pre-Registration IS required by calling 410-836-3050 or emailing edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. Visit www.edenmill.org for more information!
October 14, 2017
Talking Bones
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on October 14 from 9am-noon for ages 14 and over. $10/member or $15/non-member. Learn the three forms of classification (carnivore, herbivore, and omnivore) and how to apply them any skull or bone you might find in the woods. Learn how dentition, jaws, nasal activities, orbits, zygomatic arches, and the cranium all help to determine the environmental lifestyle of an animal. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
October 17, 2017
Preschool Nature Series
Eden Mill Nature Center
At Eden Mill Nature Center on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:15am for ages 2-5 with an adult. October 3: Migration; October 10: Apples Abound; October 24: Pumpkin Party; October 31: Spiders and Slimy Things. $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member, per session. Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, story, craft and a hike exploring the landscape. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or edenmillnaturecenter@gmail.com. www.edenmill.org
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