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Carrol Creek Linear Park

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Address: Carroll Creek Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
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Beautiful bridges and artwork

When we have out of town guests we always take them down to Frederick to walk along the canal there. It was created to stop the flooding from the Monocacy River which is nearby... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we have out of town guests we always take them down to Frederick to walk along the canal there. It was created to stop the flooding from the Monocacy River which is nearby and used to devastate the city with water every few years. It was a brilliant idea to create a way to stop the flooding but to... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is the best downtown area i haver seen the creek is so pretty with plants and shops and lovely art

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The transformation of the creek over the years has been amazing. Many volunteers have worked tirelessly to make this area clean and beautiful. Look for the unexpected little pops of art on the walls where the bridge is. There's a selection of restaurants along the creek, and it's not been extended to go even farther, and includes some very "Vegas-like"... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love walking along the creek. It is so peaceful in the evening.. and so lively during the day. A beautiful addition to Frederick

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Leola, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely the jewel of Frederick. The canal is beautiful to walk alongside of and plenty of shops on both sides. The bridges are beautiful (some of them) and plenty of picture spots. Also there are places with big open space for your children to run around and have fun.

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't think the hoped for end result of this project has met the "if you build it they will come" expectations. The water hasn't flowed like it should (sometimes it can be a little smelly with dead fish floating in it), some stores couldn't survive (Five Guys closed up), and commercial and residential growth hasn't popped up like it... More 

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We love this little area so we decided to visit at Christmas. WHAT A LET DOWN! I thought for sure they would've decorated it beautifully with lights - but no! Just a few lights here or these, but mostly the entire area was dark. The downtown community should be ashamed with themselves for missing out on making this a seasonal... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The city has done a great job in making a very attractive park along the creek. Flowers, attractive pedestrian bridges, and shops/restaurants along the way. Very close to the visitor's center which validates three hours free parking in a nearby deck.

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Gardiner
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just fully completed and connects the town to Baker Park. Grab a schedule of all the year long activities that go on here. Arts, Antiques, shops, entertainment, restaurants, exercise, it's all here.

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

beautiful way to stroll away the day.Spring, summer fall or winter any time of the year is a good time to take in the sites along the beautiful downtown Frederick park.

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