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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Open House 10/28 at 1PM
$200,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,080
SQFT
9813 Brassie Way
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
THOMAS CHOICE WEST Subdivision
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
902
SQFT
Takoma Overlook #715
7333 New Hampshire Avenue 715
Takoma Park, MD 20912
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
981
SQFT
Promenade #823N
5225 Pooks Hill Road 823n
Bethesda, MD 20814
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
The Greens At Leisure World #2-508
15107 Interlachen Drive 2-508
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$205,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
8636 Welbeck Way
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
MCCONKEY - MONTG VILL Subdivision
$205,000
Commercial For Sale
Active
MONTGOMERY-MD
COUNTY
Crown Pointe Ii #240
610 Professional Drive 240
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$206,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 1002n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
495
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1101N
5500 Friendship Boulevard 1101n
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
Americana Centre #310
118 Monroe Street 310
Rockville, MD 20850
Open House 10/21 at 2PM
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
939
SQFT
Wintergate At Lo #11-13
2700 Snowbird Terrace 11-13
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
912
SQFT
Grosevnor Park Ii #223
10500 Rockville Pike 223
Rockville, MD 20852
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,470
SQFT
Villas Willow Co #36
13236 Meander Cove Drive 36
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-1007
3310 Leisure World Boulevard 6-1007
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Open House 10/28 at 2PM
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,299
SQFT
Waters House Cod #9-143
13114 Shadyside Lane 9-143
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
9808 Brookridge Court
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
MCKENDREE Subdivision
New Listing - 2 weeks online
$209,997
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
893
SQFT
Grosvenor Park Iii #117
10401 Grosvenor Place 117
Rockville, MD 20852
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
999
SQFT
Plymouth Gardens #202
854 College Parkway 202
Rockville, MD 20850
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,421
SQFT
Hyde Park #133
419 Christopher Avenue 133
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,047
SQFT
Americana Finmark #7-301
9901 Blundon Drive 7-301
Silver Spring, MD 20902
$210,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
9120 Centerway Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
CHARLENE TOWNHOUSES Subdivision

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