Gift of William Walters to City of Baltimore, 1885, along with Barye's original sculptures representing War, Peace, Force, and Order, also in Mount Vernon Place Park, Baltimore.
ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY
Home to a number of aquatic diversions, such as fishing, swimming, and boat launches, Annapolis even offers an educational alternative with Back Creek Nature Park.
Union Square Park (from Hollins St.), Baltimore, Maryland, December 2005. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
The Skatepark of Baltimore is located in Roosevelt Park in Hampden. The free public park includes an 11,000 square-foot concrete plaza containing rails, ramps, and stairs, as well as a 5,000 square-foot concrete bowl. The Skatepark is open to skaters of all experience levels.
Canton Waterfront Park, 3001 Boston St., Baltimore, Maryland, July 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Druid Hill Park holds the Maryland Zoo, the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, and Druid Hill Lake.
Pagoda, Hampstead Hill, Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Prospect Park, Mount Airy (Carroll County), Maryland, April 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
Overseen by a Parks and Recreation Commission in Indian Head and La Plata, Charles County municipal parks offer such amenities as sport fields and courts, hiking trails, fishing, and boating.
Kent County municipal parks offer a number of areas for swimming and picnics. They also provide sport fields and courts, hiking, walk paths, and playgrounds.
Park facilities operated by Montgomery County municipalities have hiking, bike and walk paths, playgrounds, picnic areas, as well as swimming pools and lakes. Collier Circle Park in Poolesville also offers an area for fishing. A unique site maintained by the Gaithersburg Parks, Recreation, & Culture Dept., is the International Latitude Observatory, which includes the restored observatory which first operated in 1899.
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY
Municipalities located in Prince George’s County maintain a number of sites with sport fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, walking and bike paths, swimming pools, and skate parks for skateboards.
Offering sport fields and courts, picnic areas, and playgrounds, Talbot municipalities also maintain a number of walking and biking paths. The Easton Parks and Recreation Department also assists with the upkeep of the Warner Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Talbot County Historical Society grounds which include historic structures and gardens.
City Park, Salisbury, Maryland, August 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.
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