trails

March 20, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Five Montgomery County Hikes To Get You Away From Crowds

As the Coronavirus sweeps over the country, many are encouraged to practice social distancing. If you’re in need of some fresh air, here are some local hiking trails in Montgomery County where you can get away from the crowd. Billy Goat Trail Located in Potomac, Billy Goat Trail offers views to the Chesapeake and Ohio […]

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March 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County Parks and Trails Still Open to Public During Outbreak

Montgomery Parks’ outdoor parks and trails are still open for public use during the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.  We know you love our urban trails. To reduce trail traffic and help practice social distancing, consider exploring other trails, like Blockhouse Point Conservation Park and Little Bennett Regional Park. Check out these and other trails on […]

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November 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Parks Temporarily Closes Some Trails Due to Rainfall

Montgomery Parks has closed all natural-surface trails and the bike pump track at South Germantown Recreational Park to the public due to excessive rainfall. In a news release, officials stated that, “The recent weather conditions have left trails wet and muddy creating potentially dangerous conditions for trail users and can also adversely affect the integrity […]

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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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March 3, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 3, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 3, in Montgomery County: 1. It may snow tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Montgomery County. 2. Montgomery Parks staffers want to know what you think about the trail system. A Planning Board public hearing is scheduled today on the […]

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August 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper, co-founders Run Farther and Faster

Safety Tips for Runners (Video)

Here are some important safety tips for runners from two local coaches: Find our more about the Run Farther and Faster training groups and programs here.   Related:

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May 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Running in Montgomery County (Photos & Video)

Anywhere you go these days in Montgomery County you are sure to pass a runner. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently interviewed two local coaches who are sharing their passion for this popular sport by helping train area runners of all abilities and experience. You can find out more about the Run Farther and Faster training programs […]

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May 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper, co-founders Run Farther and Faster

Where to Run in Montgomery County (Video)

In this video extra, MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke asks running coaches Julie Sapper and Lisa Reichmann to share some of their picks for best places to run in Montgomery County. You can find out more about Run Farther and Faster training programs online.   Related:

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May 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Julie Sapper, Co-founder Run Farther and Faster

The Evolution of the Running Boom (Video)

In this MyMCMedia extra, running coach Julie Sapper, co-founder of Run Farther and Faster, talks about the evolution and popularity of running. Find out more about Run Farther and Faster training programs online.   Related:

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May 7, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper, co-founders Run Farther and Faster

Inspiring Generations of Runners (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia extra, running coaches Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper talk about the runners they have inspired and those that have inspired them. Take a look: Find out more about Run Farther and Faster training groups here. Related:

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