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Lake Needwood

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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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Fun, green, local

We used to leave close by and visited many times over the past 6 years. It is good for hiking and biking and boating or kiaking. Water bacteria problem is making it out if the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
NettaKrisp
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Rockville, Maryland
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Tampa Florida
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Go out to this lake while on summer break! Take a picnic lunch grab a boat ride for cheap while you are there ! Lovely way to spend a hot summer day!!!

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Thank JennaMarie43
Rockville, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We used to leave close by and visited many times over the past 6 years. It is good for hiking and biking and boating or kiaking. Water bacteria problem is making it out if the question for fishing. It can alsi get crowded in weekends. Good place for family fun.

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Thank NettaKrisp
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great free park with chance to rent canoes, paddle boats, row boats, picnic shelters - uncovered are free for the taking. Beautiful environment for walks as well

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Thank Dayle M
Rockville
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to spend the day outside away from the trafic .They have sum activities so it's not boring at all.

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Thank Annavlad84
Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been kayaking at Lake Needwood for the last few weeks and have really enjoyed the experience. Although there are no signs, when you come through the main entrance, and are at the stop sign next to Go Ape, go right and you'll see the parking spots on your left about 1/2 mile down. It is easy to pull... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Have been to Lake Need wood many times since it is one mile from where I live. You can rent a canoe and paddle the entire lake. There are also very nice bike trails you can get on that will take you into DC. I often have brought my dog with me to run around.

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Thank Dan G
Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely adore Lake Needwood and the various trails it has to offer. It's perfect for super humid days because the paths tend to be very shaded and the views are lovely as well!

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Thank Alicia E
Rockville, Maryland
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It's an ideal place for all ages. There is a playground for young ones. If you like archery, volleyball, biking,jogging,hiking,walking your dogs, there are trails and separate areas for all of those activities. There's a trail that goes all the way to the district line.There's also boating around the lake in the summer and you can rent different boats. For... More 

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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Police- annual event - good time for a great cause. Proud to participate with my co- workers.

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Thank Debbie N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

The lake is beautiful and from Memorial Day through Labor Day you can rent boats. Visiting in all seasons is highly recommended- fall is magnificent, when it's snowing in MD it's an amazing place to play with the kids or just walk around,Spring is one of the best times to have a picnic in the meadow, and kayaking in the... More 

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