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Howard County Paint Out Directions to All Locations

Brighton Dam Azalea Gardens
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 108 WEST
Move to the right lane as you approach the intersection with Rt. 32, but do not get onto Rt. 32
Immediately after passing the ramps to Rt. 32, go RIGHT onto Ten Oaks Rd (the right-hand lane is a right turn only lane onto Ten Oaks)
At the fork, bear LEFT onto Brighton Dam Road; go about 3 miles
Immediately after crossing the dam, turn LEFT into the parking lot of the Visitors' Center

Brookside Gardens: 1800 Glenallen Ave., Wheaton, MD
Take Route 29 SOUTH and make a RIGHT onto Fairland Ave (that's about 16 miles south of the intersection of Route 29 and Route 40 in Ellicott City)
Go 2.3 miles and turn RIGHT onto East Randolph Road
Go 2.9 miles and turn LEFT onto Heurich Road
Go 3-tenths of a mile; the Gardens are located where Heurich Rd ends at Glenallen Ave

Centennial Park
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 108 WEST
From the first traffic light at Columbia Road, go 7 tenths of a mile and then turn RIGHT at the second traffic light at the entrance to Centennial Park
Follow the signs to the Boat Ramp Dock (make the first RIGHT and then swing LEFT down to the Boat ramp parking lot)

Clark's Elioak Farm: 10380 Clarksville Pike (Route 108), Ellicott City, MD
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 108 WEST
Pass through three traffic lights: the first at Columbia Road; the second at Ten Mills Road/Centennial Park; and the third at Beaverbrook/Centennial Lane.
The driveway entrance to Clark's Elioak Farm is on your RIGHT; it is1.4 miles west from the first light at Columbia Road and just one tenth a mile past the third traffic light at Beaverbrook/Centennial Lane. The entrance is marked by the mailbox with the address (10380) and by two stone pillars. Go down the driveway and park at the farm house complex.
If you're heading west on Route 108 from Route 29, the farm entrance (10380) is BEFORE the entrance to Clark's Petting Farm (10500): if you reach the Petting Farm, you've gone too far!

Greenbridge Area, Tridelphia Reservoir
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 108 WEST
Move to the right lane as you approach the intersection with Rt. 32, but do not get onto Rt. 32
Immediately after passing the ramps to Rt. 32, go RIGHT onto Ten Oaks Rd (the right-hand lane is a right turn only lane onto Ten Oaks)
At the fork, bear LEFT onto Brighton Dam Road; go about 3 miles and cross the dam
Go another mile or so and at the traffic light, turn RIGHT onto New Hampshire / Rt 650
After about ½ mile, turn RIGHT onto Green Bridge Road and follow it to the end at the boat launch parking lot

Howard County Conservancy: 10520 Old Frederick Rd, Woodstock, MD
Take Route 29 all the way NORTH, past all the entrance ramps to I-70, till Rt. 29 dead-ends at Old Frederick Road (Route 99)
Turn LEFT onto Old Frederick Road/Rt 99
Go about 3.2 miles to the entrance to the Howard County Conservancy, on the RIGHT

Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum: 12985 Frederick Rd, West Friendship, MD
From Columbia / Route 29, take the exit for Route 40 WEST
Counting the first light at St.John's Lane, go west to the sixth traffic light and turn LEFT onto Frederick Road / Route 144 WEST (do not turn at the fifth light: it says Frederick Rd, but it puts you onto Frederick Rd heading back East)
Go about 4.9 miles to the entrance to the Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum, on the LEFT (it's not too far after you cross Rt 32)

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens: 1550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington DC
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 100 EAST
Pass the exits for I-95 and Route 1 and then go SOUTH on Route 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway)
Take the Eastern Avenue exit.  At the top of the ramp, go STRAIGHT through the light, down the service road. Kenilworth Avenue should be on your left, and apartments on the right
Go down two streets and make a RIGHT onto Douglas Street
At the end of Douglas Street, make a RIGHT onto Anacostia Avenue.  The park is about a block and a half up from there on the LEFT
If you miss the exit, take the next one and take the first RIGHT.  At the end of the street make another RIGHT, and continue to the park a few blocks on

Lake Elkhorn, Columbia
From Columbia / Route 29, take Exit 18 onto Broken Land Parkway heading EAST
Pass the first (North) Cradlerock Way and turn LEFT onto the second (SOUTH) Cradlerock Way
Pass Broken Staff on the right and then turn RIGHT onto Dockside Lane
Follow that to the parking lot at the Lake

Lake Kittamaqundi, Columbia
From Columbia / Route 29, take Exit 20B towards the Town Center
Keep LEFT to stay on Little Patuxent Parkway where it splits with Governor Warfield Parkway
Follow Little Patuxent Parkway past Sterrett Place and Wincopin Circle; turn LEFT at the traffic light just before Little Patuxent Parkway swings to the right at the Library (there's an entrance to Columbia Mall on your right)
Follow that road down to the lower parking lot by the Rouse Building and next to the Lake

Larriland Farm: 2415 Woodbine Rd (Route 94), Woodbine, MD
Take Route 29 NORTH; stay LEFT past the split for I-70 East and continue on 29 North to the ramps to I-70 WEST (there are two ramps to I-70 West, one on each side of 29; you can use either of them); get onto I-70 WEST
Follow RI-70 WEST for about 13.6 miles and take the exit for Route 94 SOUTH, towards Lisbon
Turn LEFT/SOUTH onto Rt 94/Woodbine Road
Go through the traffic circle and then continue on Rt 94 SOUTH for about 2 miles to the entrance to Larriland Farm on the LEFT

Patapsco Valley State Park, Avalon/Orange Area
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 100 EAST
Take Exit 6 off Rt 100 to go NORTH on Route 1
Follow Rt. 1 North till it goes under US 895 and crosses the Patapsco River
Then turn LEFT onto South Street (there's a big facility on the south corner with a sign that says "Vehicles for Change")
Make an immediate LEFT into the Park
Stop at the Honor System box, take an envelope, put $2 in, detach the parking permit from the top, put envelope in box, put parking permit on your rear-view mirror
Continue about 1 mile to a stop sign at Gunn Road; go RIGHT and then RIGHT again into the Avalon Visitors' Center parking lot

Patapsco Valley State Park, Daniels Area
Take Route 29 all the way NORTH, past all the entrance ramps to I-70, till Rt. 29 dead-ends at Route 99/Rogers Ave
Turn RIGHT onto Rogers Avenue
Proceed a little over ½ mile to traffic circle; go LEFT onto Old Frederick Road (that's ¾ of the way around the circle)
Go about ½ mile and then turn LEFT onto Daniels Road
Follow Daniels all the way to the end (about 1 mile) to largest parking lot on the RIGHT

Piney Run State Park
Take Route 29 NORTH; stay LEFT past the split for I-70 East and continue on 29 North to the ramps to I-70 WEST (there are two ramps to I-70 West, one on each side of 29; you can use either of them); get onto I-70 WEST
Follow I-70 WEST and take the exit for Route 32 NORTH
Follow Rt 32 North to Liberty Road (Rt 26) and make a LEFT on Liberty Rd
Go about 3 miles and turn LEFT onto White Rock Road
Go 1.8 miles and turn LEFT onto Martz Rd; follow Martz Rd to the park entrance and parking lot

Scott's Cove, Rocky Gorge Reservoir
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 216 EAST towards Laurel
Go RIGHT onto Crest Road
Go LEFT onto Scaggsville Road
Go RIGHT onto Pineway Road
Go RIGHT onto Harding Road
Parking lot is on the LEFT
                       
Tridelphia Area, Tridelphia Reservoir
From Columbia / Route 29, take Route 108 WEST
Move to the right lane as you approach the intersection with Rt. 32, but do not get onto Rt. 32
Immediately after passing the ramps to Rt. 32, go RIGHT onto Ten Oaks Rd (the right-hand lane is a right turn only lane onto Ten Oaks)
At the fork, bear LEFT onto Brighton Dam Road; go about 3 miles and cross the dam
Go another mile or so and at the traffic light, turn RIGHT onto New Hampshire / Rt 650
Pass the turn for Green Bridge Road and swing LEFT to continue on Rt 650 for another 2 and ½ miles or so
Turn RIGHT onto Georgia / Rt 97 NORTH
After about ½ mile, turn RIGHT onto Tridelphia Lake Road (there's a small brown sign at the turn that says "Tridelphia Rec. Area")
Follow that to its end at the boat launch parking lot