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Maryland Parks

Maryland has a wide variety of parks offering endless opportunities to enjoy recreational activities. Find the major parks in suburban Maryland, including national, state, regional and large local parks.

Lake Needwood - Rock Creek National Park
Lake Needwood is a 75-acre lake in Rockville, Maryland that is a part of Rock Creek Regional Park. Visitors can rent rowboats, canoes, and pedal boats, or take a ride on a pontoon boat. Fishing is permitted with a license. Lake Needwood Park has a visitors center and snack bar, picnic areas, hiking trails, playgrounds, an archery range, and a golf course.

Maryland Parks - A Comprehensive Guide
See a comprehensive guide to Maryland parks, major parks in suburban Maryland arranged by county. This guide to Maryland parks includes the regions best national, state, regional and large local parks.

Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Maryland
Wheaton Regional Park, one of Montgomery CountyÂ’s largest parks, offers a variety of recreational and educational opportunities. Find information about visiting Wheaton Regional Park and its facilities including Brookside Gardens, Brookside Nature Center, Wheaton Ice Rink, Wheaton Regional Park Playground and more.

Cunningham Falls State Park
Beautiful state park located in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland, best known for its 78-foot cascading waterfall. Hiking trails, camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, playgrounds.

Sandy Point State Park
Sandy Point State Park, a 786-acre park near Annapolis, Maryland, offers a variety of recreational activities including swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating and hiking. With its convenient location on the west side of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Sandy Point State Park is a popular destination for families during the summer months.

Sugarloaf Mountain - Maryland
Sugarloaf Mountain in Dickerson, Maryland has beautiful scenery and is a popular destination for hiking, horseback riding, and picnicking. Sugarloaf Mountain has three hiking trails, beautiful views and a variety of plants and wildlife.

Camping in Maryland and Virginia
Maryland and Virginia camping and campground directory. Find a wide selection of campgrounds in Maryland and Virginia, near Washington, DC.

Glen Echo Park - A National Park for the Arts near Washington, DC
Explore Glen Echo Park, a national park near Washington, DC with year-round dance, theater, and arts programs for adults and children.

South Germantown Recreational Park - Germantown, Maryland
South Germantown Recreational Park in Germantown, Maryland, Montgomery County park, Splash Playground, Maryland SoccerPlex,Discovery Sports Center, Germantown Golf Park

Brookside Gardens at Wheaton Regional Park
Brookside Gardens, a Montgomery County park, is a 50 acre garden located within Wheaton Regional Park in Wheaton, Maryland.

Black Hill Regional Park - Maryland
Black Hill Regional Park offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, boating, picnicking, nature programs, and much more. See photos and learn about Black Hill Park in Boyds, Maryland.

Point Lookout State Park - Maryland Beach
Point Lookout State Park is a peninsula formed by the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River that offers recreational opportunities including swimming, fishing, boating and camping. Point Lookout's history dates back to the Civil War where the site was the location of a prison camp which imprisoned as many as 52,264 Confederate soldiers.

Billy Goat Trail - Hiking at Great Falls
The Billy Goat Trail at Great Falls offers spectacular scenery and is one of the most challenging hiking trails in the Washington DC area. The 4.7 mile trail runs along the Potomac River in Montgomery County, Maryland. See photos of the Billy Goat Trail and learn more.

Calvert Cliffs State Park
Learn about visiting Calvert Cliffs State Park, a park with a sandy beach and unique fossils, situated along the Chesapeake Bay in Calvert County, Maryland. See photos and get a glimpse of Calvert Cliffs State Park.

Great Falls Park - Maryland and Virginia
The natural landmark along the Potomac River near Washington DC offers great scenery, hiking, picnicking, kayaking, and more.

Seneca Creek State Park – Gaithersburg, Maryland
The state park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreation facilities including a 90-acre lake, playgrounds, picnic areas, hiking trails and more.

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