Welcome to Park Quest 2020: "DIY” (Do-It-Yourself) Park Quest" as we kick off the 13th season of this popular program! This summer you are challenged to visit and explore Maryland’s state parks and complete as many of the DIY Park Quest activities as you can. All activities are self-guided and can be done at your own pace with your family. Park Quest 2020 activities will be available until Oct. 31, 2020.
Participate in Park Quest 2020 to experience and enjoy the outdoors through recreational activities, to better appreciate the natural world through exploration and observation and to learn about Maryland’s varied history with your family as your team!
Please be safe and follow all recommendations pertaining to social distancing while completing Park Quest activities.
Year of the Woman in Maryland - 2020 is the Year of the Woman in Maryland, celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in America. Several of the Park Quest activities are highlighting this important milestone. Look for the Year of the Woman logo on those Quests.
Camping - Consider camping overnight or staying in a cabin during your Quests! Overnight accommodations may be made at: https://parkreservations.maryland.gov/ Reservations are highly recommended. Some parks may fill to capacity and those without overnight reservations will be turned away.
Share your adventure! We encourage teams to share their experiences on Social Media. Like us on Facebook @MarylandStateParks and Follow us on Twitter @MDStateParks #ParkQuest2020. Note that information posted, including photos and posts, become public information and may be used for future promotion and/or to document the activities of the MD Department of Natural Resources and Maryland Park Service.
Pick a Park Activities - NEW FOR 2020! These activities can be done outdoors at almost any State Park. Pick a nearby State Park park to enjoy or venture off to a new location to explore- it’s up to you! Some activities may even be able to be completed from your home, if you’d rather. Use the State Park Directory to find a park near you or a new park to explore during Park Quest! https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/parkmap.aspx
More activities will be added throughout the summer! Please check back for updates!
Remember all Park Quest Activities take place in the great outdoors! Here are some tips for a safe and more enjoyable visit:
Questions regarding the "DIY” Park Quest Program may be directed to: Ranger Melissa Boyle Acuti via email: email@example.com (Monday-Friday).
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)