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
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,420
SQFT
Fairways North C #6-130
3310 N Leisure World Boulevard 6-130
Silver Spring, MD 20906
$204,999
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,340
SQFT
15311 Beaverbrook Court 90-1e #90-1E
Silver Spring, MD 20906
LEISURE WORLD Subdivision
$205,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
1
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
570
SQFT
19530 Jerusalem Church Terrace
Poolesville, MD 20837
POOLESVILLE Subdivision
New Listing - 6 days online
$205,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,480
SQFT
Milestone Codm #302
12712 Found Stone Road 302
Germantown, MD 20876
New Listing - 4 weeks online
$208,000
Condo For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,115
SQFT
Fairways South @ Leisure World #5-216
3330 N Leisure World Boulevard 5-216
Silver Spring, MD 20906
New Listing - 3 hours online
$209,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
998
SQFT
3121 Farnborough Court 259-A #259-A
Silver Spring, MD 20906
ROSSMOOR MUTUAL #11 Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$209,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,248
SQFT
18712 Curry Powder Lane
Germantown, MD 20874
GERMANTOWN PARK Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,273
SQFT
Breckenridge Cod #302-254
9800 Leatherfern Terrace 302-254
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
887
SQFT
Westlake Park Bl #701
7420 Westlake Terrace 701
Bethesda, MD 20817
$210,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,161
SQFT
Park Place Codm #304
9710 Leatherfern Terrace 304
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
$213,000
Townhouse For Sale
Active Under Contract
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,220
SQFT
10037 Shelldrake Circle
Damascus, MD 20872
VALLEY PARK Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$214,500
Townhouse For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
960
SQFT
9807 Brassie
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
THOMAS CHOICE WEST Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$214,900
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,026
SQFT
Parkside Codm #3
10637 Montrose Avenue 3
Bethesda, MD 20814
Price Change - 3 weeks ago
$215,000
Penthouse Unit/Flat/Apartment For Sale
Active Under Contract
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,409
SQFT
Esprit Codm #202
19 Pickering Court 202
Germantown, MD 20874
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
938
SQFT
Wintergate At Lo #7-15
2703 Snowbird Terrace 7-15
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$215,000
Condo For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
928
SQFT
Riverstone Codm #1-J
13113 Millhaven Place 1-J
Germantown, MD 20874
$217,000
Condo For Sale
Active
1
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
677
SQFT
Tuckerman Statio #T-1-19
10708 Kings Riding Way T-1-19
Rockville, MD 20852
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$219,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,188
SQFT
15009 Darnestown Road
Germantown, MD 20874
DARNESTOWN OUTSIDE Subdivision
$219,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,238
SQFT
13670 Palmetto Circle
Germantown, MD 20874
KINGSVIEW RIDGE Subdivision
Price Change - a week ago
$219,900
Townhouse For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,330
SQFT
Grnflds Of Brndr #4
11461 Appledowre Way 4
Germantown, MD 20876

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