Harford Streams
Green Choices. Healthy Streams.

Summer Adventure 2020

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Visit a Stream  *  Take a Selfie  *  Win a Prize

This summer explore the natural beauty of Harford County streams, snap stream-side selfies at your favorite locations, and win prizes in Harford Streams Summer Adventure, open May 22, 2020 through September 7, 2020 for citizens of all ages and their furry friends.

Harford Streams Summer Adventure seeks to raise awareness and support for protecting and restoring our precious natural resources by encouraging visitors to scenic waterways throughout Harford County.

What’s New?

New this year are dog bandanas for your furry friends when they join you in participating in the Summer Adventure.

How it Works

  • Register for the program (one account per household)
  • Share your stream-side selfie online 
  • Be automatically entered for prizes 
  • Follow the adventure on social media at #HarfordStreams2020

Locations

Use the interactive map below to explore the locations we have selected for your summer adventure.  Or select up to 5 locations of your own.

Locations (PDF)

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Share your Stream-side Selfies

Use the interactive map below to share your stream-side selfies.

Please take your photos in landscape mode. 

You may share more than 1 photo per location.

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Review your Stream-side Selfies (Desktop only)

Use the interactive map below to review your stream-side selfies.

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Poker Run

This year’s Summer Adventure will once again include a Poker Run. The Poker Run will begin at Annie’s Playground at Edgely Grove Park on Saturday, July 18. Registration between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.  

Travel to designated locations, take your stream-side selfies, and collect playing cards. All participants who complete the Poker Run will receive a free t-shirt. All furry friends who complete the Poker Run will receive a bandana. Additional prizes will be awarded based on winning poker hands. 

View the Facebook page for Poker Run.

Prizes

  • Enter a drawing for a pontoon boat trip when you upload selfies taken from 11 different locations.

Free Dog Bandana

Dog bandanas are awarded to each furry friend in the photographs, after sharing stream-side selfies from 7 different locations listed above. Each furry friend must be easily recognizable in each photograph.

Dog bandanas will be available on the first Wednesday of every month for submissions made by the Monday before. They will also be available at the Poker Run on July 18th. You will receive an email once you qualify for a dog bandana and you will receive another email when it is ready for pick up.

Pontoon Boat Trip Drawing

After you share stream-side selfies from 11 different locations listed above, you are automatically entered for a drawing for a pontoon boat trip.  One entry per household only.

As the winner, you and 14 of your friends or family will venture out into Otter Point Creek for a 2 hour cruise with one of the park naturalists from the Anita C. Leight Estuary Center.

Bring your camera, snacks and drinks.  No alcoholic beverages allowed.  Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Canoe Trip Drawing

After you share stream-side selfies from 15 of the locations listed above, you are automatically entered for a drawing for a canoe trip. One entry per household only.

As the winner, you and 15 of your friends or family will venture out into Deer Creek for a 2 hour cruise with one of the park naturalists from Eden Mill Nature Center.

Bring your camera, snacks and drinks.  No alcoholic beverages allowed.  Children under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Disclaimers

Everyone is eligible to participate in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2020 and will receive a free t-shirt after uploading pictures from 7 of the locations listed above.

Non-County residents, Harford County employees and immediate family members are not eligible to enter the pontoon boat trip drawing or the Port Discovery family membership drawing.

Only one entry per household for the drawings for the pontoon boat trip and the canoe trip.

All of the locations provided are located on public property.  Participation in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2019 does not provide permission to enter into private property.  

Participants in the Harford Streams Summer Adventure 2020, should use caution when taking photographs to avoid injury.

Harford County reserves the right to delete any photograph which is determined by the County to be inappropriate or offensive.