Nothing beats a day outside, soaking up the sunlight and fresh air. Luckily, there are many terrific outdoor activities available in Montgomery County.
If you like hiking, camping, water activities – or if you just want to relax underneath the breathtaking canopy of nature, this area has plenty to offer!
Here are our top spots to check out:
With over 3,700 acres of land, Little Bennett is the largest park in Montgomery County. This beautiful area has over 25 miles of trails that avid hikers will love. It also features 91 campsites, making it the perfect place to pitch a tent. Escape the world of computers, concrete and asphalt, and decompress in the lush forests of this park.
This sprawling park is situated between two of our fantastic communities, Clarksburg Town Center and Mateny Hill. It has over 20 miles of trails, volleyball courts, and plenty of water activities at Little Seneca Lake. Rent a boat or kayak and spend a day on the lake with your family.
Located in Wheaton Regional Park, Brookside Gardens is the place to go if you’re into horticulture. This 50-acre garden is home to over 20,000 plants and hosts interesting seasonal exhibits such as the Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit. Check out their website to see what event is happening now!
The crystal waters of Lake Needwood can be found a quick drive down the 355 from Crown, our upcoming community featuring luxury elevator townhomes. There’s even a nearby zipline adventure for those looking for thrills. Take a weekend day and make it an outdoor excursion.
This trail is one of the best in the region. It sports astonishing views of the Potomac River and is split into three parts. There are rock-hopping portions for the more adventurous, and standard trails for those who want a leisurely hike. Get there early to avoid crowds and take in nature uninterrupted.
Sugarloaf Mountain sits 1,300 feet above the picturesque farmland of Montgomery County, and it presents mesmerizing views. Nearly a quarter million people visit Sugarloaf Mountain each year – and for good reason. Pack a lunch and have a picnic with the family on one of its many breathtaking overlooks.
This is only a taste of the outdoor activities available in Montgomery County. It has something for everyone, and we’re sure you’ll find your next sanctuary here.
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