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Lake Needwood

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Address: 15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Lake Needwood Boat House, Rockville, MD 20855
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Beautiful any time of year. Great for photographers!

This is a county park that's maintained by the parks and recreation department. It has a little something for everyone ... trails through wooded areas, an enormous lake with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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Rockville, Maryland, United States
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a county park that's maintained by the parks and recreation department. It has a little something for everyone ... trails through wooded areas, an enormous lake with paddleboats, canoes and kayak rentals (check for times before you go ... in the off season their hours are very limited.) Fishing is allowed, and most often you'll see photographers throughout... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Being new in the area, we discovered Montgomery Co Park District, Lake Needwood. Excellent trails circle the lake allowing about a 2-3 mile loop. Currently, we found part of the trail was closed for reconstruction but we did not mind doubling back to our start point. A great fall hike. We used the Avery Rd entrance and passed by a... More 

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Olney, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

....summer boating....hiking....nature trails....picnicing with tables and bbqs available. Lake has a toxic algae at this time so swimming is not allowed.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lake Needwood is my favorite place for a walk with my dogs. About 2.5 miles walk around the lake is very easy, though it does have a couple of inclines. The view of the lake and nature is superb! The place is moderately visited during the weekend, though it is difficult to describe it as crowded at any time. During... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lake Needwood offers a number of outdoors activities close to home. Hiking, boating, fishing, picnicking, playground equipment, archery and a scenic boat ride are all available. The lake is stocked with fish and it is easy to catch bluegill, bass, tiger musky, and trout. The not so easy prey are large carp which always seem to be at least 10... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This place is always nice. fishing is decent and not very crowded. Come visit, you'll be happy you did!

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great place to take kids very peaceful with natural beauty like to take walks and play with my grand kids.

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The park was beautiful even though we were unable to go out on the lake. We hiked around the lake and enjoyed an afternoon outdoors with excellent weather. Will definitely return soon!

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Helped the dad of these little guys catch some fry by the bait shop. He was such a hero to them that I gave him my Pautzke balls of fire when I left! Awesome fishing trip!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This lake is wonderful for family, friends, or solo. Lots of parking and great views everywhere. I have been going here for over 30 years. Love it!

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