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.

Search the Multiple Listing Service for Montgomery County, MD Homes for Sale – Click on the map to refine your search according to your needs. You can register to get alerts, save favorites, make property notes and save your searches.  Email The Myers Team at bobmyersteam@gmail.com for a list of Coming Soon properties, which are not included here.

New Listing - 4 weeks online
$200,000
Condo For Sale
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2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,198
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Ridgeview Codm #2000-L
10101 Ridge Manor Terrace
Damascus, MD 20872
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$200,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
The Waterford #204
3333 University Boulevard
Kensington, MD 20895
New Listing - 3 days online
$203,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
950
SQFT
Brookstone Codm #4-C
13304 Kilmarnock Way
Germantown, MD 20874
New Listing - a week online
$204,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,048
SQFT
North Creek Plac #4
5578 Burnside Drive
Rockville, MD 20853
New Listing - 5 days online
$204,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
18706 Curry Powder Lane
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 3 days online
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
902
SQFT
Takoma Overlook #715
7333 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
511
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1115N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
922
SQFT
Longmead Crossin #4AD
14913 Cleese Court
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
TOTAL BATHS
454
SQFT
Willoughby Of Ch #1002N
5500 Friendship Boulevard
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
New Listing - 16 hours online
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
940
SQFT
Flower Oak Condominium #302
8308 Flower Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
$209,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,231
SQFT
Americana Centre #310
118 Monroe Street
Rockville, MD 20850
$209,500
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
912
SQFT
Grosvenor Park Iii #208
10401 Grosvenor Place
Rockville, MD 20852
New Listing - 4 days online
$209,500
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,210
SQFT
Mutual 20 A #2-1009
15107 Interlachen Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$209,900
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,074
SQFT
Mallard Cove Cod #T104
8111 Needwood Road
Derwood, MD 20855
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$209,990
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,400
SQFT
Glenwaye #101-1
2309 Greenery Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,047
SQFT
Americana Finmark #7-301
9901 Blundon Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20902
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
949
SQFT
Tiers At Sil Spr #E
1631 Carriage House Terrace
Silver Spring, MD 20904
$212,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
841
SQFT
Grosvenor Park I #1414
10201 Grosvenor Place
North Bethesda, MD 20852
Open House 08/22 at 1AM
$214,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,385
SQFT
Maryland Mutual #11 Inc. #242D
3148 Adderley Court
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$214,500
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
993
SQFT
Takoma Overlook Condominium #206
7333 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

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