Outdoor Activities

Is your adventurous spirit longing for new horizons to explore? Montgomery County in MD offers plenty of outdoor and forest adventures, whether you are looking for family fun like the Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Park or a chance to use your clubs at the beautiful Falls Road Golf Course.

Montgomery offers plenty of beautiful scenery, parks, and historic sites that everyone will love. Here are some visitor favorites to include on your itinerary!

Epic Family Adventures

Maryland’s own Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Park is a favorite for family members of all skill levels. The park includes obstacle courses, zip lines, rope ladders, and epic Tarzan swings all staged in the middle of a gorgeous Maryland forest. The park also features the very first skateboard zip line in the country! Your kids will be anxious to try it. It’s the perfect way to get a day full of family time while enjoying the nature all around you.

You may also enjoy these parks:

  • The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
  • Gaithersburg Skate Park for skate boarding enthusiasts
  • Black Hill Dog Park for your canine family members
  • Various county parks
  • Many golf courses
  • The family favorite South Germantown Recreational Park for swimmers, golfers, bikers, and everybody in between!

Explore the Scenery

One of the best ways to experience Montgomery County is by hiking, camping and getting in touch with your inner pilgrim! You and your family can find plenty of options for hiking, canoeing, and touring the majestic forests around you. Some of favorite attractions include these:

  • Cherry Hill Park for trailer use
  • The Northwest Branch Trail for hikers
  • Brookside Nature Center
  • Heritage Montgomery where you can kayak and hike the landscape while touring historic sites and pick-your-own farms
  • Butler’s Orchard for berry picking and trolley rides

Culture and History

Of course, Maryland is also rich with culture and history. In addition to the Washington, DC, area, the more rural area of Montgomery County has a lot to offer. You can learn about such sites as the C&O Canal, the Rockville Civic Center, the performing arts and literature, the agricultural history, and the Underground Railroad while hiking, riding, and touring this rich countryside.

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Cherry Hill Park

9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD 20740 | 800-801-6449

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Butler’s Orchard

22222 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876 | (301) 972-3299

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Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD 20812 | 301-634-2222

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