Starting Friday, you won't have to drive so far to experience the great outdoors.
Robert E. Lee Park hosts its grand reopening on Friday, following Baltimore County signed a long-term lease with Baltimore City in 2009 for the 415-acre park just north of the city line. The renovations include a new pedestrian bridge from the Falls Road light rail station, erosion controls and a dog park.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on the park on Friday. As a councilman, Kamenetz once represented the area, and residents there credit him with helping to arrange the lease.
include a boat tour of Lake Roland, hiking tours, children's activities and music.
If you're bringing Fido, remember that memberships are required to use the dog park.
Interested in at the park? Check out the Robert E. Lee Park Nature Council.