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Allen Pond Park

3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, MD 20716
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Ranked #2 of 8 attractions in Bowie
Type: Parks
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Bowie, Maryland, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Very spacious area to hike or just walk by the lake. There are ducks for feeding and a pavilion. This place is always packed though July 4th. Almost impossible to get in.

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Allen pond is extremely cool and is great for the kids with a soccer field, baseball feild, basketball feild, and most importantly a pond... the pond is filled with fish and geese it is cool and i would definetly go again

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Bowie, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The resident ducks and geese welcome boaters in summer, the ball fields host soccer and baseball, the stage features local performers as well as military bands. Skateboarders have their own facility, as do ice skaters. The kids love the playground and the near mile path around the pond attracts strollers, walkers, pets, bikes and runners. Plus it is home to... More

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Washington DC
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Allen Pond is one of those few places on Earth which has everything going on. First it has a nice size and walking around the pond is at least a short hike, especially if you take your dog. Nestled throughout are picnic spots and it isn't unusual to see hundreds there during summer weekends. There is a good playground for... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This little park is a very family oriented place to go on a warm weather day. Nice walking trails around the pond, paddle boats, play area for little ones, picnic pavilions you can reserve plus lots of picnic tables spread around. Weekends in the summer see entertainment at the small stage, nice to spread out a blanket, lay back and... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We enjoy Allen Pond Park. It is clean, spacious, and a nice park to go to for fireworks on July 4th. We attended a friend's company picnic at this park, No complaints from our family about Allen Pond Park.

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Bowie, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Allen's Pond is a nice park with a brand new playground. In season, you can rent a paddleboat. There is also a nice skateboard park a little ways up from the playground. If you plan ahead you can rent a picnic site. Some have multiple grills. You can sign up for the site at Bowie City Hall. We had my... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I spent the day with my family. The park is equipped with walking trail, paddle boats, and several play grounds to accommodate the babies to school aged kids. It's a family friendly park, my family and I love spending a day out here.

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Bowie, Maryland, Usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Allen Pond is a nice city park which includes ice arena, skate boarding and soccer fields. With the pond and trails it's a nice place to take a walk and enjoy nature.

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Bowie, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Have been going to Allen Pond for over 11 years, mostly to run. It is a pleasant, lovely part that offers a variety of activities, from ice skating to picnicking.

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