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Great place to walk or bike

Plenty of parking. Tons of picnicking areas. Lots of shade. Can bike all the way to National Zoo if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This is a huge park covering several cities of Maryland and Washington, DC. Learned that it has... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Rockville, MD 20855
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of parking. Tons of picnicking areas. Lots of shade. Can bike all the way to National Zoo if so inclined.

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

This is a huge park covering several cities of Maryland and Washington, DC. Learned that it has about 1800 acres and for me, Lake Nedwood is the best part of this park. There are so many activities one can do at the Lake Needwood such...More

1  Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I hike and kayak at Lake Needwood and love it. The trails are well marked and enjoyable. I talk a lot to people fishing there and they say it's worth it. You can fish from the banks or find hidden spots. If you are kayaking...More

1  Thank LM F
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Rock Creek has paved hiker/biker trails that run from DC up to Rockville and around Lake Needwood. If you're looking for somewhere green to bike, walk, or run for exercise it's a good choice. The trail is a greenway and for the most part there...More

1  Thank Elaine T
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Rock Creek park is a great place for a run or bike ride, but it's not easy to find unless you're a local.

1  Thank chaiken
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a group gathering at the picnic grounds. The grounds are clean and well kept. Our group was around 15 people and we were easily accommodated in the picnic area. Although there were other large and small groups meeting the same day in different...More

Thank Cynthia T
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We have been going here for years to walk our dogs and get in some exercise. Usually well maintained. with a large field for running them and nice trails, including the beginning of the main trail to Rock Creek Park in D.C. Lots of options...More

3  Thank David H
Reviewed August 27, 2017

really stunning park goes through maryland and washington dc with hiking trails and bike trails lakes and stunning scenery, Rock Creek Park is a must if you like nature

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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Visited Rock Creek Park for the first time in 40 years this past week, and was pleasantly surprised at the sense of history which has been added to and preserved in this park celebrating both an historic creek and canal. The paths and overlook were...More

Thank John B
Reviewed February 16, 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.

Thank Monique T
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