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Great place to enjoy the outdoors. Choose from playgrounds to hiking trails, to riding the train... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Bob C
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Silver Spring, Maryland
Best Children's Playground that I have seen!

Clean Bathrooms!! This in itself is a reason to come with children. Great, imaginative, core... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2017
cajintl
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Great place to enjoy the outdoors. Choose from playgrounds to hiking trails, to riding the train (in season). A stable for horseback riding is nearby and so is Brookside Gardens. This is a great place for a family to get out and enjoy the fresh...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Bob C
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Clean Bathrooms!! This in itself is a reason to come with children. Great, imaginative, core development play area - one for older elementary children and a tot playground. Some picnic tables (come early to claim one) but lots of grassy area for blankets. In another...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank cajintl
Reviewed April 15, 2017

It's such a lovely place to visit with family. Little train costs about 1.50 per ride, I think. It's cute around Halloween when they put on a spooky show. We love going to the playground, as it's terrific with challenges for older kids. Nice shady...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anna B
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I love this park. If you have a family please visit because it is one of the few places in Silver Spring that has large open spaces for children to run around in. They also have a lovely light event at Christmas.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank meret44
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Wheaton Regional Park Located off Georgia Ave in Silver Spring is a kid friendly: there is a mini train which operate between April 8 to December, the Carousel very entertaining. The picnic area is very pleasant nice, there are a lot to do on the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank mariejosebonhomme
Reviewed March 15, 2017

I love this park. It has a wooded area with a number of hiking trails. The wooded area is bordered by a number of special areas with their own entrances from public roads. There is a Sports Complex with outdoor fields, an Ice Skating/Ice Hockey...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Robert K
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a perfect place for a walk. It's usually not very crowded, especially if you're closer to where the dog park is. There's a big park for kids nearby where there's a train and merry-go-round. Stay for a half hour or for the whole...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

I don't go to main area, but I like the corners of the park, named Northwest Branch park near road 29. I have visited this place all seasons and always love it. Not to many people are near waterfalls and you can hike miles near...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank olegdc
Reviewed February 23, 2017

A lot of people don't know that there is a merry-go-round and an 1863 C.P. Huntington engine train they can take a ride on. There are trails to walk and birds to see.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank LGP910
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

It's a nice regional park. If you're in silver spring and want to walk around then go. Good, easy trails, some formal gardens

Date of experience: February 2017
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