County Parks & Recreation

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We are fortunate to reside among some of the best parks and recreational facilities around. Montgomery County boasts almost 34,000 acres of parkland, of which 9,000 is developed and the rest set aside for environmental preservation. There are a total of 407 parks scattered throughout the county, offering a variety of amenities – whether your recreation preferences are athletic or aesthetic! Both neighborhood and local parks, trails, rental facilities, natural attractions, ice rinks, tennis, equestrian centers, as well as heritage and historical sites are available for your enjoyment. Special events are hosted at various parks throughout the county.

If you enjoy walking, hiking or running, either paved or natural surface trails are at your disposal. Athletic fields, playgrounds and tennis courts are scattered throughout many of the parks. There are event centers available for you to rent for special occasions ranging from family reunions to parties to weddings.

Wheaton Regional Park spans 536 acres, and is home to Pine Lake, horse trails and stables, tennis courts, a miniature train, an historic carousel, an ice rink, a dog park and more. On the other side of this park is Brookside Gardens and Nature Center, a 50-acre, award-winning public display garden, with several distinct garden areas. With two conservatories, a visitors center, lectures, workshops and a children’s center, Brookside Gardens is a place to visit over and over, no matter what the season is! McCrillis Gardens in Bethesda, which is managed by Brookside Gardens, is a beautiful shade garden.

Brookside Gardens Photo Courtesy of Montgomery Parks

Black Hill Regional Park, located in Boyds, is onmore than 1,800 acres, offering such a variety of activities that you will keep coming back for more! Boating, fishing and camping make for a glorious weekend getaway that will give you the feeling of a mini vacation. Boat tours and water trails are available for the water lovers’ enjoyment, and you can bring your own or rent a canoe or kayak on the premises. There are trails for hikers, bicyclists and equestrians (please take note of trailer parking), as well as camping facilities to relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. Here’s a video to give you a taste of Black Hill:

For those who enjoy visiting historical sites, aside from the rich history of our Nation’s Capitol, Montgomery County has rich sites to see, as well! The Paint Branch Trail is a naturally shaded 3 mile trail, passing both Valley Mill and the former site of Snowden Mill, which date back to the 1700’s, and are among the oldest mills in the county. The Josiah Henson site, formerly called “Riley Farm/Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” is located on Old Georgetown Road in North Bethesda. These are just a couple of historical sites, right in your back yard!

Check out the Parks Department’s suggestions on “Green Getaways.” The site offers information on some of the best places for bird, butterfly and other wildlife watching, mountain biking (strenuous trails included), fishing and much more.

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$204,900
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Riverstone Codm #2-C
13113 Millhaven Place
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - 4 days online
$204,900
Single Family Home For Sale
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3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
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18641 Turmeric Court
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
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1
TOTAL BATHS
511
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Willoughby Of Ch #1115N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$205,000
Condo For Sale
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3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #303-241
9720 Leatherfern Terrace
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$205,000
Condo For Sale
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2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,036
SQFT
Washington Tower #507
9701 Fields Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
922
SQFT
Longmead Crossin #4AD
14913 Cleese Court
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
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Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$208,900
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2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,111
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Churchill View C #6-G
12914 Churchill Ridge Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$209,000
Condo For Sale
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2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,053
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Americana Centre #101
104 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850
$209,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,117
SQFT
Promenade Towers Coop #710N
5225 Pooks Hill Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
New Listing - 5 days online
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
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2
BED
1
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13339 Whitechurch Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
CHURCHILL TWN SECTOR TH Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,275
SQFT
Parkside Plaza C #901
9039 Sligo Creek Parkway
Silver Spring, MD 20901
New Listing - 3 days online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
781
SQFT
Grosvenor Park I #1206
10201 Grosvenor Place
Rockville, MD 20852
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$211,500
Condo For Sale
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2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,149
SQFT
Waters House Cod #8-121
20669 Shadyside Way
Germantown, MD 20874
$213,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
Washington Tower #1505
9701 Fields Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
798
SQFT
Hilltop Codm #10
7736 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,122
SQFT
Churchill View C #9
12901 Churchill Ridge Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - yesterday
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,147
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Ashmore @ German #204
13502 Derry Glen Court
Germantown, MD 20874
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
854
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Grosvenor Park Iii #305
10401 Grosvenor Place
Rockville, MD 20852
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,251
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Grnflds Of Brndr #120
11301 Appledowre Way
Germantown, MD 20876

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