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Watkins Regional Park

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Hidden Gem in Prince George’s County

Watkins Park is a lovely hide-a-way in Prince George’s County, I run and play with my god children... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shaunga H
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Great Family Outing

Watkkns Regional Park is wonderful for the whole family. It's clean, safe and so relaxing. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“wizard of oz”(16 reviews)
“petting zoo”(9 reviews)
“all ages”(7 reviews)
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301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-1950
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+1 301-218-6700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Watkins Park is a lovely hide-a-way in Prince George’s County, I run and play with my god children at the petting zoo. It is miles of open green space, a lovely retreat down the street from the city.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shaunga H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Watkkns Regional Park is wonderful for the whole family. It's clean, safe and so relaxing. Great for walking, jogging and enjoying nature.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank J F
Reviewed 16 December 2018

Visit the light show, which is still on now and you will enjoy it. Kids are never tired of going there. A very cool experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

My first time visiting and it was awesome. The lights and sounds were amazing. Really had a great time. Would definitely recommend this place.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Fontella W
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Our 1 year old loves the train, the merry-go-round, and the animal farm. As she grows, I am sure that she will love the Wizard of Oz themed playground and the nature center as well. Very nice, spacious park. Modest prices for the train and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James G
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in the area for over 20 years and have been coming to Watkins Park for about that long. They’ve made some great improvements over the years. The petting zoo is really nice for small children as well as the carousel and if you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CurvySophisticate
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I love taking my grandson here. The playground is fun and very safe. There is a Wizard of Oz theme and it’s goid for young kids. He loves going to the nature center to see the animals too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LisaMarie20772
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Our kids love this park!! So much to do. From the adorable Wizard of oz playground,to the awesome nature center, carousel, petting zoo, and train you can't get bored. Definitely gets packed quickly on the weekends so best to get there early. Easy to make...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EKee55
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The park is tucked away in a good way. There's ample parking and playground equipment for the kids. There's also a ice cream truck which is perfect for a hot day or any day! There's plenty of open space for running around as well. There's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ericka T
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Watkins Park is located in Upper Marlboro Maryland. It is really a hidden spot that a lot of people do not realize is there. It's a good place for a picnic to go and play a pickup game of football or just to go and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Gordon C
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88jgb
10 August 2018|
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Response from luv2ride | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so but for something so specific, you should contact the park management - I would take anyone’s answer here (that is park users) with a grain of salt. Contact pgparks. org and find the number for Watkins park... More
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1MajorFoodie
5 October 2017|
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Response from dcwendy2016 | Reviewed this property |
The park is open 9-5 most days. Here is their general information phone number tel:301-218-6700 Take note: carousel, miniature train, and putt-putt golf course are closed for season. Nature Center and Old Farm are open.
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