Montgomery County Parks

January 8, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 8, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Jan. 7 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.COVID-19 Vaccine Info: The Montgomery County website just launched a link where residents can sign up to receive vaccine updates. Click here for more information. Good morning Montgomery County! ☀For the latest information about the #COVID19 vaccine, visit the County's website.💉 […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery Parks Extends Open Parkways Initiative

Montgomery Parks’ Open Parkways initiative is receiving some attention this Thanksgiving, offering up more opportunities for a walk, run, or bike ride. Beginning Wednesday Nov. 25 at noon, Montgomery Parks will be closing portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, and Little Falls Parkway. These portions include: Sligo Creek Parkway: Old Carroll Avenue to Piney […]

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June 25, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery Parks Hosting Virtual Pollinator Bingo Game

Montgomery County Parks will be hosting a free online pollinator bingo event for families to celebrate National Pollinator Week. The event is Thursday from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and families have to register through the Active Montgomery website. This event will highlight the importance of pollinators, while also introducing fun ways to learn about […]

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June 11, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Parques de Montgomery Abren sus Campos para Prácticas Deportivas Juveniles

Los Parques del Condado de Montgomery anunciaron la reapertura de los campos deportivos locales para las prácticas deportivas juveniles. Sólo se permite el uso de los campos mediante la reserva, con un permiso, y se permite el acceso a grupos de diez o menos. Los Parques del Condado de Montgomery decidieron emitir permisos después de […]

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June 11, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Montgomery County Parks Opens its Fields for Youth Sports Practice

Montgomery County Parks announced the reopening of local athletic fields for youth sports practice only. Fields are only allowed for use through the reservation of a field permit and access is allowed to groups of ten or less. Montgomery County Parks decided to issue permits after following standards set by Montgomery County health officials and […]

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March 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway Open to Walkers, Bikers-Only Soon

Beginning April 3, portions of Sligo Creek Parkway will be closed to all vehicular traffic. Sligo Creek Parkway from New Hampshire Avenue to Piney Branch Road will be open for non-vehicular traffic from April 3 to April 5. “At a time when residents are eager for more outdoor recreational space and vehicular traffic is lower […]

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March 20, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Takoma Park Restricts Playground Equipment Usage

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency, the City of Takoma Park is taking caution by restricting the usage of playground equipment. A post on the City Manager’s blog said: “Unfortunately, the City of Takoma Park is not able to ensure that the surfaces can be kept sanitized nor keep children from playing closely together […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Health Warning at Local Lakes at Rock Creek Regional Park (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Parks officials are warning visitors to avoid direct contact with the water at Lake Frank and Lake Needwood at Rock Creek Regional Park because of elevated levels of a toxic substance. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. You can find out more about this health warning on the Montgomery Parks website, here. Visitors & their […]

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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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January 11, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Mixed Reaction to New Traffic Pattern at Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway (PHOTO)

There’s a new traffic pattern at the intersection of the Capital Crescent Trail and Little Falls Parkway in Bethesda, and reaction to the change has been mixed. The Parkway has been narrowed from two lanes to one in each direction approaching the intersection, and the speed limit has been reduced from 35 mph to 25 […]

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