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Sykesville, MD Tourism & Attractions

If you are thinking of visiting Sykesville, being for dining, coffee shops, tourism, the town's history or a selection of businesses, then plan your trip by visiting one of the below links. For anything related to Carroll County, visit the Carroll County Tourism, their site is informative and easy to navigate. To Explore More of Maryland please visit ExploreMD.us

Sykesville Visitor Center & Post Office
731 Oklahoma Avenue
Sykesville MD 21784
Tel: 410.552.9975
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Sykesville Visitor Center & Post Office
Hours of Operation 
Monday - Friday - 9:00am till 2:00pm/2:30pm till 5:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am till 1:00pm
Sunday - Closed

Daily mail pick-up is 2:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Mail received after 2:00pm will be postmarked the next business day.

The former B&P Junction interlocking tower, which from 1910 until 1988 served as a proud sentinel to the railroading just south of Baltimore’s Penn Station, and almost got lost to the wrecking, but afterwards, has found a new home. The town of Sykesville, Maryland, acquired salvageable parts to the structure and reconstructed it in 2000; it opened in November 2002 as a   Post Office and welcome/information center. The site for the tower is along Oklahoma Avenue, in front of a former Pullman sleeping car, not far from the old Sykesville train station.


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Carroll County Tourism
210 E. Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157
Tel: 410.848.1388 / 800.272.1933
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Carroll County Tourism
Accomodation

| The Inn at Norwood Bed and Breakfast |

Attractions
| Sykesville Visitor Center & Post Office |
| Historical Society of Carroll County | Millard Cooper Park | Piney Run Park | South Branch Park | Sykesville and Patapsco Railway | Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse | Sykesville Gate House Museum |
| Sykesville Ghosts & Legends Walking Tours | Farmers Market |


AccessDNR – Our New Official Mobile App
| http://dnr2.maryland.gov/Pages/dnrapp.aspx |

AccessDNR logo

AccessDNR is the official app from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for the State's outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you want to visit a State Park, hunt or fish, explore waterways by boat or kayak, or simply watch wildlife, the AccessDNR app provides all the information and services you need on the go.

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Features Include:

  • Maps & directions to Maryland State Parks, trails, Wildlife Management Areas, boat launches & water access sites
  • Maryland State Park activities and amenities by location
  • Hunting season information by date
  • An option for hunters to report their harvest directly to DNR
  • A location-based sunrise/sunset display
  • Trophy Case, where hunters can upload harvest photos and share through Facebook, Twitter or by email
  • Maryland fish and shellfish identifier
  • Tide time tables and state fish record information
  • Hunting, fishing and boating regulation guides
  • Breaking DNR news and alerts

The app requires data access for some features.

Download the free mobile app now

Android App on Google Play icon links to app.

Links to iPhone App store 

The mobile apps were developed at no charge for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources by NIC Inc., through the self-funded eGovernment services contract with the State Department of Information Technology (DoIT).


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