Dunkirk, MD- The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate the first phase of work beginning on the Ward Farm Recreation & Nature Park. The ceremony was held at the future park location at 10455 Ward Road in Dunkirk.

Phase one of the new park will feature multiple multi-use athletic fields and parking. Full build-out of the park will include paved pathways, nature trails, boardwalks overlooking ponds and wetlands, a nature/environmental center, picnic shelters, a fishing pier/boardwalk, tennis courts, amphitheater, overnight camping space and much more.