Warfields Pond Park

14523 MacClintock Drive, Glenwood, MD 21738
  • Size: 19.85 acres including a 3.8 acre pond.
  • Habitat: Spring-fed pond with cattails, maturing mixed deciduous trees; brushy/weedy margins; some mown strips; seepage area in trees below dam; fallow field with hedgerow.
  • Best Months: Spring, fall, and early winter. Least useful when the pond is frozen.
  • Coverage Time: Less than one-half hour to one hour.
  • Trails/Paths: Wide paved path around the pond. Total path system 1.3 miles including .07 miles of boardwalk; loop around pond is .65 miles.
  • Notable Birds: Cackling Goose, Gadwall, Blue-winged Teal, Redhead, Greater Scaup, Long-tailed Duck, Ring-necked Pheasant, Horned Grebe, American Bittern, Little Blue Heron, Black-crowned Night-Heron, Common Moorhen, American Woodcock, Northern Saw-whet Owl, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Winter Wren, Marsh Wren, American Pipit, Blue-winged Warbler, American Tree Sparrow, White-crowned Sparrow, Common Redpoll.
  • Amenities: Tot lot; picnic pavilion; tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts.
  • Handicapped Access: Wide paved path with gentle grades.
  • Operation and Hours: Howard County park; dawn to dusk (or as posted).
  • Special Attractions: Pond and boardwalk.
  • Howard County Recreation and Parks information
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Compiler: Bill Hill

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