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Brookside Nature Center

1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, MD 20902-1361
+1 301-946-9071
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We went to Brookside Gardens and found that this place is connected by a short walk. If you want to... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Elena R
via mobile
Good place to learn about nature

Brookside Nature Center is a small nature center located in the Wheaton Regional Park system. It... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Prawet J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“nature center” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (3 reviews)
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1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton Regional Park, Wheaton, MD 20902-1361
+1 301-946-9071
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Brookside Gardens and found that this place is connected by a short walk. If you want to drive from the Garden you can too. It has a convenient parking lot in front. It was completely free and they have a kids zone...More

Thank Elena R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Brookside Nature Center is a small nature center located in the Wheaton Regional Park system. It is connected to Brookside Garden via small gate. The Nature Center is a great place to hike to study about plants and and other living nature. The pond is...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to come with family and friends. Rich in information about the animals lives that lives in the park.

Thank Daniela B
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Brookside gardens is a lovely and peaceful oasis in a mostly urban area. It's always well tended and has many lovely places to enjoy for families or single people. The vegetation and planting change with the season. There are indoor and outdoor gardens, tennis courts,...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I don't know where I heard of this place, but decided to check it out on Sunday. I'm sure glad we did! The grounds are just beautiful! It is worth spending a day here in the beautiful scenery. You will see just lovely gardens and...More

Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This has a lovely new parking lot which is free. The building ha classrooms, a gift shop among lots of other things as well as being air-conditioned. Bathrooms available. Enjoy!

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I have been to the Brookside Gardens on many occasions. My most recent visit was in the autumn to look at the fall foliage. The gardens are beautiful and well maintained. They are a great place to get away from stress of the outside world....More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

It was a really beautiful collection of plants. Even there is a nature vlass for young children. Good things to do to keep children busy and help them to learn while adult enjoy themselves.

Thank Nikoo M
Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is a great place to drop in to learn more about the area. I found this place when I wanted to learn more about the trails and appreciated the map. Also a good place to start your forest hike ... they have clean restrooms!

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Great place to visit especially with kids. Big pond outside and many interesting and educational things in the building.

Thank Lincoln117
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Brenda B
18 August 2016|
Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know you can eat in the Nature center where it is cool. There are alot of places on the grounds that would be fine for a picnic. There are geese and ducks on the grounds so be aware of them. Enjoy the pretty... More

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