A pair of good shoes, some time and accurate directions helped me experience the hidden assets of Druid Hill Park.
At 745 acres, it's a daunting natural landmark with an inventory of surprising treasures. It's something of a must-see at the peak of the Maryland spring, when the rolling parkland, lakes and majestic trees all combine for a fine outing in the middle of Baltimore.
A volunteer group, the Friends of Druid Hill Park, is hosting a two-hour walking tour next Saturday. I previewed the event to catch up on this historic greensward.
My guides were Tom Orth and Rob Brennan, members of the friends group, who met me at the Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory near the...