August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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March 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

photo of geese at Lake Needwood

Lake Needwood and Little Seneca Lake Are Still Not Ready to Open for Boating and Fishing

Montgomery Parks officials are delaying the opening of Little Seneca Lake in Black Hill Regional Park and Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park for the second time this season, until March 28th at the soonest. Both lakes typically open on March 1st for recreational boating, fishing and other uses because the lakes remain frozen. […]

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March 11, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Paddle Boats Launch (Photos and Video)

A sure sign of spring: the Washingtonian Paddle Boats (WPB) company has launched its vessels onto the water at the Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg. Alexis Frager of WPB tells us that the spring-like weather is good for business. She said the swans tend to be the most popular vessels and there are also assorted colored […]

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