Columbia, MD Apartments in Howard County


Welcome to Howard County, home of The Bluffs at Clary’s Forest. Our campus features two separate apartment communities: The Bluffs at Clary’s Forest and The Bluffs at Hawthorne in Columbia, Maryland.

We offer you accessible apartment homes only moments from public transportation and close to I-70 and I-95. Our location is perfect for students at Howard Community College; The Bluffs at Hawthorne is within walking distance. We are also only a few minutes away from Thurgood Marshall BWI Airport.

But The Bluffs at Clary’s Forest and Hawthorne are more than just conveniently located close to the necessities of everyday living; we are also close to your favorite entertainment venues and parks. Get tickets to see your favorite performer when they come to town at Merriweather Post Pavilion, then go fishing, boating and take a hike through Centennial Park. Want to do some shopping? Head to the Mall in Columbia for everything you need!

The Bluffs at Clary's Forest Apartments

(443) 973-6218

12100-H Little Patuxent Pkwy Columbia, MD 21044


  • Northrup Grumman
  • Verizon
  • Howard Community College
  • Lorien Health Systems
  • Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Leidos
  • Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream
  • The Columbia Association
  • MICROS Systems
  • Coastal Sunbelt Produce


  • The Mall at Columbia
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Wegmans
  • Safeway
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  • Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • Centennial Park
  • Fairway Hills Golf Club
  • B & O Railroad Museum
  • Historic Ellicott City
  • Columbia Art Center
  • Columbia Ice Rink
  • The Columbia Sports Park
  • Ellicott City Ghost Tours


  • Pappas Sports Bar & Grill
  • The Corner Stable
  • Umi Sake
  • India Palace
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Green Turtle