The best Maryland parks
Parks are a great way to get outside and enjoy our wonderful summer weather. It’s a fun, affordable way to get fresh air and exercise – or just hang out and have a nice picnic. Here are our top three picks for the best parks in Maryland.
Next door to Camp David, this vast forest offers tons of cool mountain shade on a hot summer day, not to mention hiking trails, campgrounds, beautiful creeks, and one of the oldest fly fishing clubs in the nation.
This wetlands park centers around a 60 acre lake, and features walking paths, amazing opportunities for wildlife viewing, canoeing trails, and a huge arboretum next door filled with 600 acres of native gardens. The perfect place for a relaxing getaway.
This 650-acre park along the Potomac River used to be a farm, and now is a state park with campgrounds, some incredible fishing, including a fishing pier out into the river, a great playground, and cabins that you can rent.
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