Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery
11501 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
Kenneth McKisset, Cemetery Superintendent
Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery is the most active of Maryland's five Veterans Cemeteries, conducting more than 1,225 burials per year. Currently, this cemetery is the third busiest State Veterans Cemetery in the nation. Since December 1983, when the facility opened, more than 28,300 veterans and their dependents have selected this cemetery as a final resting place. Five phases of cemetery development are expected to provide approximately 46,000 burial sites at this location.
The Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery is located on Garrison Forest Road, near the Rosewood State Hospital, in Owings Mills, Maryland. Formerly used for agricultural purposes, the site consists of 102 acres bounded by woodlands.
Cemetery gates will be open to visitors every day of the year from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The gates will close at 4:45 p.m. to allow visitors to exit the cemetery. The cemetery will remain open until 8:00 p.m. on Memorial Day (the date of State observance).