IMPORTANT UPDATE: In the interest of public safety and to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Harford County, Harford County Parks and Recreation programs have been canceled and indoor facilities are closed until further notice. Parks, trails, and playgrounds will be open as long as social distancing is maintained. No groups larger than 10 will be allowed. Please contact your rec council for information about the status of their programs.
Effective June 1, 2020 use of Harford County Parks and Recreation fields/outdoor facilities for group use are by permit only. Currently, permits are only being issued to Harford County Recreation Councils programs or County programs.
Find leisure activities that matter to you, with our enhanced listings for programs, parks and facilities that let you search by location, amenities, age-eligibility and more. You can also register and pay online for county programs with a secure and convenient user account. Start by setting up your account today. Click here to learn more.
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Department Responsibilities and Mission
Harford County Parks & Recreation provides varied and safe recreational facilities and opportunities for citizens of all ages and abilities to improve the quality of life in Harford County. We identify the needs and demands of our citizens through input received from the Parks and Recreation Citizen Advisory Board, Recreation Councils and the public.