The municipal parks of Allegany County offer a number of ball fields, pavilions, and playgrounds. Cumberland also maintains a public swimming pool at Constitution Park.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
Home to a number of aquatic diversions, such as fishing, swimming, and boat launches, Annapolis even offers an educational alternative with Back Creek Nature Park.
- Annapolis Recreation & Parks Dept.
- Baltimore Dept. of Recreation & Parks
Through a number of small parks, Caroline County’s municipalities provide sport courts and fields, playgrounds, boat ramps, fishing, and picnic areas. Marshyhope Greenway Park also maintains bike and hiking paths in Federalsburg.
Union Square Park (from Hollins St.), Baltimore, Maryland, December 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
The municipalities of Carroll County maintain a number of parks throughout the County. Westminster has fourteen parks. They offer walking trails and paths, swimming, and skate and skateboard facilities.
Prospect Park, Mount Airy (Carroll County), Maryland, April 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Cecil County municipal parks provide sport fields and courts, picnic and playground areas, fishing, and hiking and walking trails.
Overseen by a Parks and Recreation Commission in Indian Head and La Plata,
Charles County municipal parks offer such amenities as sport fields and courts, hiking trails, fishing, and boating.
Municipalities in Frederick County include a number of sport fields and courts, playgrounds, picnic areas, fitness trails, and gardens. A skateboard park also is available in Brunswick (entrance fee required, rental equipment available).
Middletown Memorial Park, South Church St. (Rte. 17) & Franklin St., Middletown, Maryland, September 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
- Brunswick Recreation & Parks Dept.
- Frederick Public Works Dept.
- Mount Airy Parks & Recreation Dept.
The municipal parks of Garrett County provide sport facilities, hiking, bike and walk paths, playgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps, and fishing.
- Kitzmiller Parks & Recreation Dept.
Kent County municipal parks offer a number of areas for swimming and picnics. They also provide sport fields and courts, hiking, walk paths, and playgrounds.
- Rock Hall Parks & Recreation Dept.
Park facilities operated by Montgomery County municipalities have hiking, bike and walk paths, playgrounds, picnic areas, as well as swimming pools and lakes. Collier Circle Park in Poolesville also offers an area for fishing.
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
- Gaithersburg Parks & Recreation Dept.
- Rockville Recreation & Parks Dept.
- Takoma Park Recreation Dept.
Municipalities located in Prince George’s County maintain a number of sites with sport fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, walking and bike paths, swimming pools, and skate parks for skateboards.
Offering sport fields and courts, picnic areas, and playgrounds, Talbot municipalities also maintain a number of walking and biking paths. The Easton Parks and Recreation Department also assists with the upkeep of the Warner Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Talbot County Historical Society grounds which include historic structures and gardens.
Wicomico’s municipal parks offer sport facilities, playgrounds, walking paths, fishing, and picnic areas. The Salisbury Public Works Department also maintains the Salisbury City Park and Zoo.
City Park, Salisbury, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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