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Great for walking

The primary feature of this park is a rolling 2.4 mile path all the way around the lake. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael M
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
Very nice park

We take walks here all the time. It's a very nice lake, with nice playgrounds and kayaks/paddle... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
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10000 Md-108, Ellicott City, MD 21042
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The primary feature of this park is a rolling 2.4 mile path all the way around the lake. The downside is that it's 2.4 miles if you can't make it the whole way. It gets very busy on the weekends and while bikes are allowed...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We take walks here all the time. It's a very nice lake, with nice playgrounds and kayaks/paddle boats to rent.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Disappointed that we couldn’t feed the ducks but overall it is a beautiful park! There is kayaking allowed and boating with electric motors. Fishing is done here with restrictions. Many walking trails and cycling trails. There are also sporting fields! Just s lot going on!...More

1  Thank Maggie1875
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great place for walking, alone or with the dog. Varied scenery so there is no boredom! Nearby for quick and quiet exercise.

Thank susan380
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Centennial Park is large and has multiple sections/entrances. Explore them all. The main entrance on Rt. 108 (Clarksville Pike) takes you to the lake, largest playground, and multiple pavilions. The west entrance on Centennial Lane takes you to tennis courts, a nice playground, basketball courts,...More

Thank Jay9875
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The gem of a park is seemingly hidden away and only easily viewed from the western entrance from Centennial Lane. It boast a large lake with ~ 2 mile path around it, perfect for strolling, biking or running as you mood takes you. Also have...More

Thank davisrich
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I went bright and early on a Saturday morning (before 7am) in hopes of seeing a few birds before it got too warm. The stroll around the lake was beautiful and there were plenty of birds to see, even saw a crane. I also saw...More

Thank SootyShearwater
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

There is fun for all ages here. If you love to fish, you can rent a Kayak or Canoe and fish in the beautiful lake. The path around the lake itself is a full circle that will take roughly 45 minutes walking. I would recommend...More

2  Thank Tyler L
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

I live in Columbia, and it took me way too long to discover this lake! Typical of Columbia's planned aesthetic, there are little wooden structures around the lake that you can reserve to have parties or barbecues. I eloped in one back in March! In...More

Thank jessiesweetie404
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Terrific playground. Lovely walking path around the water. Beautiful park . Just don’t leave valuables in plain site on the seat. This is a nice location but a friend had left her purse on seat at a nearby park and the window was broken and...More

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As long as you are comfortable, you will be fine. Depending on the weather you will know whether to bring a jacket or not.