Playgrounds, Prince George's County

Hollywood Gateway Park

Hollywood Gateway Park
9814 47th Place 
College Park, MD 

If you’ve ever driven past the IKEA on Rt. 1 in College Park, MD, this teeny-tiny little park may have caught your eye. Just down the hill across the street from the IKEA entrance is this brand new park, just completed in 2020.

I was curious about this spot so we decided to check it out when we were in the area visiting University of Maryland. There is not much to it – just a single slide on a beautifully landscaped piece of property. There is a unique 2 level pavilion with bamboo chimes with benches and tables for seating. 

I wouldn’t go out of my way to visit this one again, but it is a nice addition for the residents of this neighborhood!

🚽 Bathrooms 🚽: no
👩‍👧‍👦Solo w/ kids?👩‍👧‍👦: yes
🛒 Stroller friendly?🛒: yes
😷: had the place to ourselves
🅿️: street parking only
⏰: Less than 1 hour
🧺 Picnic Tables: yes, 2 shaded picnic tables in pavilion
🐶 Dog friendly: yes
🏖 Shade: Some shade from surrounding trees

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