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PARKS & RECREATION

COUNTY PARKS


[photo, Canada geese (Branta canadensis), Lake Waterford Park, Pasadena, Maryland]
  • Allegany County
    In Allegany County, more than forty County recreation areas offer sport facilities, playgrounds, picnic areas, and hiking trails. These areas are overseen by the Allegany Board of County Commissioners in cooperation with Community Resilience in the Department of Natural Resources.

  • Canada geese (Branta canadensis), Lake Waterford Park, Pasadena (Anne Arundel County), Maryland, November 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Wooden donkey and pigs, Kinder Farm Park, Millersville (Anne Arundel County), Maryland] [photo, Boy with chickens, Kinder Farm Park, Millersville (Anne Arundel County), Maryland]
  • Anne Arundel County Dept. of Recreation & Parks
    Anne Arundel County parks offer miles of hiking and biking paths, and paved walking paths. Other amenities include sport fields and courts, fishing, picnic areas, and playgrounds. Swimming is available at Mayo Beach Park (with permit). On the Severn River, Jonas Green Park has picnic sites.
  • Wooden donkey & pigs (left), July 2006, and Boy with chickens (right), January 2019, Kinder Farm Park, Millersville (Anne Arundel County), Maryland. Photos by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Baltimore skyline (from Federal Hill Park), Baltimore, Maryland]
  • Baltimore City Dept. of Recreation & Parks
    With approximately six thousand acres of parkland, the City of Baltimore operates a large number of parks and provides diverse recreational options: walking and bike trails, fishing, sports fields and courts, golf courses, picnic areas, two ice rinks, campgrounds, historic and natural areas, and swimming pools. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Druid Hill Park holds the Maryland Zoo, the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, and Druid Hill Lake.
  • Baltimore skyline (from Federal Hill Park), Baltimore, Maryland, May 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

    [photo, Fishing boat, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland]

    Fishing boat, Chesapeake Beach (Calvert County), Maryland, June 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center, Prince Frederick, Maryland]

    Edward T. Hall Aquatic Center, 130 Auto Drive, Prince Frederick (Calvert County), Maryland, July 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Caroline County Dept. of Recreation & Parks, Gen. James F. Fretterd Community Center, 107 South 4th St., Denton, Maryland]



    Caroline County Dept. of Recreation & Parks, Gen. James F. Fretterd Community Center, 107 South 4th St., Denton, Maryland, August 2016. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, Public sculpture, Courthouse Square, Rockville (Montgomery County), Maryland]
  • Montgomery County Dept. of Parks & Dept. of Recreation
    With over 300 locations maintained by the Montgomery County's Department of Parks and Deartment of Recreation, the County provides sport facilities, picnic and playground areas, three ice rink facilities, hiking and biking paths, fishing, swimming, boating, canoeing, hiking and horse trails, as well as multiple golf courses.
  • Courthouse Square, Rockville (Montgomery County), Maryland, February 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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