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Rock Creek Regional Park

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Address: 15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Rockville, MD 20855
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Beautiful park with water activities, areas to play games and an awesome bike trail that takes you through beautiful scenery through MD, DC and into Virginia. Great for families... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Monique T
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Rockville, Maryland
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Rockville, Maryland
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Beautiful park with water activities, areas to play games and an awesome bike trail that takes you through beautiful scenery through MD, DC and into Virginia. Great for families, nature walks, picnics and bike riding.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

An interesting place for a long walk and a picnic .. beautiful lake and picturesque landscape. a good place to rest on nature. I recommend to visit in good weather.

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Thank Fotiyev
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Rock Creek Park has so much to offer - it includes Lake Needwood and Lake Frank. There are 13 miles of trails through woodlands and along the lakes, boat and kayak rentals on Lake Needwood, Archery Range, picnic shelters can be reserved, Meadowside Nature Center is a must visit too.

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Thank JLemieux88
Rockville, Maryland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Rock Creek Park is a beautiful city park at all times of year. It has many hiking trails, is a great biking park and features the wonderful National zoo. It is a park that attracts people of all ages. kids love to climb on the edges of the creek. Families can barbecue. There is also an old mill for people... More 

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Thank leahsteinberg
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

There is a lot to do in this bucolic setting - canoeing, paddle boating, etc. as well as picnicking with shelters ( you need to rent some of these) Also it's where the "Go Ape" facility is located. Needwood itself is a free park - open to all

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Rockville, Maryland
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146 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

A place to go. A wonderful drive any time of year through the city. Hiking, picnicking, bicycling, etc. plenty of parking.

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1 Thank Lincoln117
Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This park has got it all: hiking, biking, and more! It's perfect when the weather is warm or in early fall.

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Thank AllisonTorsani
Potomac
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33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

I enjoy the outdoors. The beauty of this expansive park is wonderful. Picnic areas and benches, large parking lots and well maintained trails makes this a nice place to spend an afternoon. Often, I will go thru the park to get somewhere else when biking. [FYI: I am no longer comfortable going to ANY Park alone,]

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1 Thank KNKinMD
Maryland
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57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you like nature, this is a Park that is quite close to Washington DC and it is beautiful. A lovely place to visit with family, friends or if you want to ride your bike and have a moment for self-reflection. The air is pure and atmosphere truly fantastic. It is better to go early rather than late in the... More 

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1 Thank Caroline R
Rockville, Maryland
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Reviewed 17 November 2015

Every time I go there, it is only about a 15 minute drive from our house, I am blown away by the beauty we have around us. This is a very large lake surrounded by trees. In the warm weather they offer the paddle boats but anyone with a boat can put it in year round as far as I... More 

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