David Force Natural Resource Area

2995 Pebble Beach Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Size: 251 acres.
  • Habitat: Deciduous woods, scrub meadow, pond, stream, and wetlands.
  • Best Months: Mid-April to mid-May; September into early October for birds; summer months for dragonflies and butterflies.
  • Coverage Time: One-half hour to several hours.
  • Trails/Paths: 1.3 mile trail in South Area.
  • Notable Birds: Common Loon, Red-throated Loon, American Bittern, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Merlin, American Woodcock, Winter Wren, Orange-crowned Warbler, Lincoln's Sparrow
  • Amenities: A few benches. No facilities
  • Handicapped Access: All paths are dirt or mown grass so access is extremely limited.
  • Operation and Hours: Howard County Park, dawn to dusk or as posted.
  • Howard County Recreation and Parks information
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Compiler: Michele Wright

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