Montgomery Parks

April 9, 2021 | Rachel Clair

All Aboard: Trains at Cabin John and Wheaton Now Open

The Cabin John Train and Wheaton Train and Carousel are now open despite wet conditions and the ongoing pandemic. Although patrons are not able to register for opening day rides anymore, there are still slots for the weekend. Interested community members should book their seats no later than 7 a.m. the day they plan to […]

Read more

April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Ranks on Yelp’s Top 25 Gardens in North America

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton made Yelp’s “Top 25 gardens in North America,” their all-time list of the top botanical gardens across the United States and Canada. Brookside Gardens is an award-winning public display garden popular among Montgomery County residents for its luscious landscape. The gardens have become a local favorite destination for enjoying nature and […]

Read more

April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery County Observes Autism Awareness Month

Montgomery Parks is celebrating Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month throughout April with engaging programs, activities and mini-events with the focus of “sharing positive, respectful and accurate information about autism while informing the community about the variety of resources available in Montgomery County.” “It is so important to provide inclusive parks and programming to welcome individuals […]

Read more

April 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Parks Actualiza las Restricciones para Instalaciones Deportivas

  Montgomery Parks anunció el 3 de abril que modificarán ciertas restricciones de COVID-19 dentro de sus instalaciones deportivas de acuerdo con las regulaciones de salud recientemente dadas en el condado de Montgomery y la guía de deportes COVID actualizada. Montgomery Parks implementará los siguientes cambios y pautas: Se reinstalarán las redes en todas las […]

Read more

April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks Updates Restrictions for Athletic Facilities

Montgomery Parks announced on April 3 that they will be modifying certain COVID-19 restrictions within their athletic facilities in accordance with Montgomery County’s recently amended health regulations and updated COVID sports guide. Montgomery Parks will be implementing the following changes and guidelines: Nets at all basketball courts in parks will be reinstalled. For sports played […]

Read more

March 31, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks to Celebrate Earth Month with Eco-Friendly Activities

April 22 marks Earth Day and Montgomery Parks has planned a number of eco-friendly activities and special events throughout the month of April to involve the community in celebrating Earth Month. From online plant sales and Arbor Day seedling giveaways to a GreenFest month-long celebration, Montgomery Parks, as part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and […]

Read more

March 15, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Recreation Department and Montgomery Parks Open Summer Camp Registration

Registration for Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) and Montgomery Parks summer camps opened Monday. During a typical non-pandemic year, the Recreation Department holds one or two summer camp fairs in January so parents and youth may learn about the camps. This year, everything will be a bit different due to the pandemic. The county summer programs […]

Read more

March 15, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Inscripciones para Campamentos de Verano Inicia hoy Lunes 15 de Marzo

El Departamento de Recreación, Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) y El Departamento de Parques Montgomery Parks  ofrecen campamentos de verano, y la inscripción comienza hoy lunes 15 de marzo. Los residentes interesados se pueden inscribor a través de la página web ActiveMONTGOMERY.org, que es el sistema para registrarse y también para reservar instalaciones, compartido por el […]

Read more

March 12, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

A Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in Montgomery County

St. Patrick’s Day, a holiday where you could normally find Montgomery County residents celebrating at favorite local pubs such as McGinty’s or Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle, will undoubtedly look very different this year. Luckily, the community can look forward to a range of both in-person and virtual events planned to celebrate with family and friends […]

Read more

March 8, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

County Highlights Local Parks for Women’s History Month

Montgomery Parks is highlighting five parks across the county to honor Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8. Each of the parks are named after local female leaders, scientists, farmers and educators. The five parks include Caroline Freeland Urban Park in Bethesda, Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park in Kensington, Lois Y. Green Conservation […]

Read more

Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter