Franklin Woodland Trails

Community Pride
Saturday, June 12, 2021 09:00 AM
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Reisterstown Main Street's Green Space Restoration Project

Have you ever wondered about the "Franklin Woodland Trails" sign between the Reisterstown Library and the Franklin Elementary School?

Jeanne Andrews, a Certified Master Naturalist, chairs the restoration project of the park and will meet volunteers at the foot bridge between the parking lots of the library and Reisterstown United Methodist Church for a tour. As a librarian she looked out and saw the potential for this green open space.  With her vision, she came to RIA for support and now chairs the Committee working to bring this wonderful area alive for our town. Just behind the 200 block of Main Street and library, her volunteers meet to plan the revitalization for this forgotten park. Each month, RIA will be working to clean up and reclaim this environmental treasure for our community with a goal of a Grand Opening Spring 2021.

Come join other volunteers as we revitalize this park for the community. Please bring work gloves and a bottle of water.  

Summary of Progress:

   2nd Saturday of each month volunteers gather to continue the restoration project, 9am at the trail head near the footbridge to keep work moving forward.

   Defining the trail was the start of the revitalization .... spreading mulch day required all hands on deck!   All volunteers are welcome each month from 9am until noon.  Click download to see and print a flier to share with friends and service groups. 


Northwest Recycling located on Cockeys Mill Road not only donated the mulch but also provided a dumpster a couple of times to clear wood debris. Great job by volunteers working to fill it. Now volunteers are defining the trail through the woods, developing the learning and play areas. Come become a part of the team.


All Dates

  • Saturday, March 13, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, April 10, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, June 12, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, July 10, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, September 11, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, October 09, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, November 13, 2021 09:00 AM
  • Saturday, December 11, 2021 09:00 AM

Reisterstown Improvement Association
P.O. Box 856, Reisterstown, Maryland 21136
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