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Great Hiking Trails for Fall Color

Being new in the area, we discovered Montgomery Co Park District, Lake Needwood. Excellent trails... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2016
Chicago, Illinois
good place to take kids...

....summer boating....hiking....nature trails....picnicing with tables and bbqs available. Lake has... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
Olney, Maryland
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15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Lake Needwood Boat House, Rockville, MD 20855
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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Being new in the area, we discovered Montgomery Co Park District, Lake Needwood. Excellent trails circle the lake allowing about a 2-3 mile loop. Currently, we found part of the trail was closed for reconstruction but we did not mind doubling back to our start...More

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Reviewed October 28, 2016

....summer boating....hiking....nature trails....picnicing with tables and bbqs available. Lake has a toxic algae at this time so swimming is not allowed.

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Lake Needwood is my favorite place for a walk with my dogs. About 2.5 miles walk around the lake is very easy, though it does have a couple of inclines. The view of the lake and nature is superb! The place is moderately visited during...More

Thank VeraGl
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Lake Needwood offers a number of outdoors activities close to home. Hiking, boating, fishing, picnicking, playground equipment, archery and a scenic boat ride are all available. The lake is stocked with fish and it is easy to catch bluegill, bass, tiger musky, and trout. The...More

Thank csmolka
Reviewed September 21, 2016

This place is always nice. fishing is decent and not very crowded. Come visit, you'll be happy you did!

Thank cbrack98
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Great place to take kids very peaceful with natural beauty like to take walks and play with my grand kids.

Thank Alexandra A
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The park was beautiful even though we were unable to go out on the lake. We hiked around the lake and enjoyed an afternoon outdoors with excellent weather. Will definitely return soon!

Thank Trippysloomis
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Helped the dad of these little guys catch some fry by the bait shop. He was such a hero to them that I gave him my Pautzke balls of fire when I left! Awesome fishing trip!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This lake is wonderful for family, friends, or solo. Lots of parking and great views everywhere. I have been going here for over 30 years. Love it!

Thank mk4526
Reviewed September 2, 2016

My husband, father-in-law, and I walked around a good portion of the path. It truly is hidden in a neighborhood, with lots of trees and places to sit and rest. I got to hear many good stories from locals, such as the time some homes...More

Thank Richard H
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June 19, 2017|
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Response from Kshitij S | Reviewed this property |
Never done it, but lots of people do at the lake. I have seen them catch good size fishes.
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Tsaiyuin | Reviewed this property |
They have blue-green algae which causes illness and so no swimming or contact with tbe water.
July 24, 2015|
Response from Kshitij S | Reviewed this property |
yes you can.