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Address: 15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Lake Needwood Boat House, Rockville, MD 20855
Phone Number: 301-762-9500
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This is a great county park.

There are many things to do, hike, picnic, sports, etc. This is a great place to gather the family for a cookout.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
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Derwood, Maryland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The bacterial infestation has made it hard to take my dogs and kids there anymore. 5 years ago this was a great park to go to but now it has become more neglected so that we rarely go even living just 10 mins from it.

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Rockville, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I grew up a few minutes from here and it has always been a great place to visit for kids, families, and even just to hang out on a nice day. Not too busy to go jogging or hiking. They have paddle boats and canoes for rent as well.

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Rockville, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

There are many things to do, hike, picnic, sports, etc. This is a great place to gather the family for a cookout.

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This park has lots to offer, jogging and bike paths, hiking trails, archery ranges, boat rentals, picnic areas, etc. The best part is catching the local Dagorhir group doing medieval combat on the soccer field! So much fun to watch!

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I have grown up visiting this place, and I just love it here. My favorite time to visit is in the spring. I love to see all the beautiful animals.

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Rockville, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Lake Needwood is a great place to walk or hike. Just don't touch the water! It is dangerously polluted.. Seneca Lake is a safer place for tcurious kids.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

You can hike completely around the lake, although there are places without a clear trail. This is a nice place for gatherings.

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Potomac, Maryland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's a great place to spend a couple of hours with your family or even alone. It has beautiful trails (paved and natural) that goes around the lake. You can rent a paddleboat or bring your own small set-up.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had fun with the kids seeing turtles and birds on the lake. The staff were friendly. The lake is somewhat small, but that was just fine with us. We brought a picnic lunch, and enjoyed ourselves.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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487 reviews 487 reviews
70 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Lake Needwood is a 75-acre (300,000 m2) reservoir in Derwood, Maryland just east of Rockville, in the eastern part of Montgomery County that is located on Rock Creek. Once I followed the GPS to the address, there is a few car parks, I followed the sign to the trailhead carpark. There are a few trails, there is a 13.5 miles... More 

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