Prince George's County, Streams/Rivers, Trails

Paint Branch Trail

Paint Branch Trail4620 Cherry Hill RdCollege Park, MD 20740 Paint Branch trail runs from the Cherry Hill neighborhood in College Park, all the way to Lake Artemesia (3.5 miles) and connects to several other trails, including Indian Creek Trail (where the Indian Creek tee-pee playground is located!) This is a GREAT spot to explore and… Continue reading Paint Branch Trail

Playgrounds, Prince George's County, Trails

White Marsh Park

(Sportfit Entrance - closest to playgrounds)100 White Marsh Park Dr.Bowie, MD 20716 Stonybrook Entrance (trail only, long walk from here to playgrounds)Small section of street parking between3020 and 3022 Stonybrook DriveBowie, MD 20715 White Marsh Park in Bowie is our go-to for a quick trip to get the girls outside and feel like were far… Continue reading White Marsh Park

Playgrounds, Prince George's County, Things To Do, Trails

Horsepen Park, WBNA Spur Trail

Bike park at Horsepen Horsepen Park/WBNA Trail No physical address! Located on Race Track Rd in Bowie between 8603 Racetrack and Kimberwick Drive Horsepen park is one of our regular go-to spots close to home. There is a new playground here that opening in 2019 - one side is for older kids and has more modern and… Continue reading Horsepen Park, WBNA Spur Trail

Anne Arundel County, Beaches, Trails

Jonas and Anne Catherine Green Park

Jonas and Catherine Green Park 2001 Baltimore Annapolis BlvdAnnapolis, MD Today we packed a lunch and visited Jonas and Catharine Green Park. This park is located under the Naval Academy Bridge and has a small walking trail, a fishing pier, a grassy area and small beach area. This is SUCH a great spot to hang out… Continue reading Jonas and Anne Catherine Green Park

Playgrounds, Prince George's County, Trails

Archaeology Dig Playground

Archaeology Dig PlaygroundFairland Regional Park 13950 Old Gunpowder Rd.Laurel, MD 20707 This summer we started exploring the Imagination Playgrounds in Prince George’s County. PG county has 26 imagination playgrounds - they each have a different theme and often colorful and unique play equipment. We have visited several so far and loved them all! You can find… Continue reading Archaeology Dig Playground

Anne Arundel County, Playgrounds, Things To Do, Trails

Friendship Park (Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area at BWI Airport)

Friendship Park (Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area at BWI airport) 1911 Dorsey RoadGlen Burnie, MD Friendship Park is located at the WBNA trailhead at BWI airports observation area. This is a great spot to take kids to watch the planes take off and land! There is a small playground that has been recently renovated. No swings,… Continue reading Friendship Park (Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area at BWI Airport)

Prince George's County, Trails

Governor Bridge Natural Area

Governor Bridge Natural Area7600 Governor Bridge Road Bowie, MD 20716 This is one of our favorite hidden spots that we’ve found since the pandemic hit! Governors Bridge Natural area is located behind Bowie Baysox stadium and has several hiking trails around a large lake as well as access to the Patuxent river. I have lived in… Continue reading Governor Bridge Natural Area