10500 Clarksville Pike (State Route 108)
Ellicott City * Maryland * 21042
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Open April 1 to Nov 8
Tuesday-Friday 10 AM to 5 PM (last admission at 4 PM)
Saturday-Sunday 10 AM to 5:30 PM (last admission at 4 PM)
We are also open on Apr 14, Apr 21, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Sept 14 and all Mondays in October
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ENCHANTED FOREST MEMORY LANE PHOTO CONTEST 60th Birthday Celebration Weekend
Group 1: The best SET OF PICTURES showing two or more generations of children from one family visiting the Enchanted Forest.
WINNER: Susan Brown Bales, Martinsburg, WV 25401
The 1958 photo shows Doris Brown (mother, age 32) and Susan Brown (daughter, age 5)
The 1980 photo shows Jennifer Brown (Susan’s sister) and Carrie Bales (Jennifer’s niece and Susan’s daughter, age 4)
Susan Brown Bales remembers, “We lived in Martinsburg WV. It took approximately two hours to get to the Enchanted Forest. I loved riding the Mother Goose train and the Little Toot boat.”
RUNNER-UP: Diana Schuyler Conti, Glen Burnie, MD 21061
The 1963 photo shows Marie Schuyler and her daughter (Diana) and son (Wayne)
The 2014 photo shows Jason and Angela Conti (the children of Diana Schuyler Conti)
Diana Schuyler Conti remembers, “My father, Jim Schuyler, also known as ‘Skylo’ the clown, spent many summers at the Enchanted Forest performing at birthday parties and my family would come with im and enjoy all the fun!”
Group 2: The best picture of WILLIE THE WHALE. Everyone has a picture of sitting in Willie’s mouth. Can you find yours?
WINNER: Brenda Trent, Middle River, MD
Brenda Trent remembers, “While checking out pictures of Things Disappearing from Baltimore which is presently being featured on Baltimoresun.com, I came across this picture of Willie the Whale. The woman in the picture with the whlte sweater is my mother, Betty Griffith, who has been deceased for 35 years. The little boy inside Willie the Whale on the right hand side with the sweater on is my brother, Gary Duane Griffith, who is now 52 years old. The rest of the children are his classmates who attended the Maryland School for the Blind. They are on a field trip and being chaperoned by my mother. The school year would be 1968-1969.
RUNNER UP: Sharon Alfinito DeVault, Pasadena, MD
Sharon DeVault remembers, “This was summer 1975. The picture features her mother, Sharon and her three siblings and her grandmother. . . My grandparents accompanied us on many vacations and day trips like Enchanted Forest. We would bring our picnic lunch of fired chicken (homemade of course!!) and eat at the picnic tables. Enchanted Forest remains one of our childhood memories that we still talk about to this day.”
Thanks to Betty King Pearson, Diana Schuyler Conti, Susan Brown Bales and Linda Van Wagoner Wilkins for sending Willie the Whale photos as well.
Group 3: The best picture of the WHITE ENTRANCE CASTLE. Did you all pose in front of it before entering the magical storybook park?
WINNER: Sharon Alfinito DeVault, Pasadena, MD
The two photos from 1972 show Sharon Alfinito (daughter) and
Charles Alfinito Sr. (father) both standing in front of the white entrance castle.
Moving the Enchanted Forest to the Farm
Enchanted Pine Tree