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Watkins Regional Park

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Great family venue, multiple things to do for all ages

We were at the North Beach history museum in North Beach MD and found out that there was an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Garner, North Carolina
Nature at its best

So much to see so much to do, yet such a beautiful place just to relax and lie idly on the grass... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St. John's, Antigua
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  • Poor1%
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“wizard of oz”(12 reviews)
“petting zoo”(6 reviews)
“train ride”(6 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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301 Watkins Park Dr, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774-1950
+1 301-218-6700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were at the North Beach history museum in North Beach MD and found out that there was an amusement park there years ago. It had a merry-go-round when it closed. We asked about it and was told that it had been moved to Watkins...More

Thank stevene254
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see so much to do, yet such a beautiful place just to relax and lie idly on the grass. The quiet, peaceful, wooded, clean surroundings remind me of what it must have felt like in the garden of Eden. But of course,...More

Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Not only do they have a great playground don’t miss the nature center, mini golf, merry go round, farm yard, and more. Check for season hours and openings. Love his place!

Thank SM366474
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Great place for quiet time and to workout. I go there at least 3-4 times a week. Great place for family cookouts as well!

Thank evelynshirley08
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful park. Clean and safe. The wizard of oz playground is fun and an unexpected surprise. Great place for field trips for the little ones. I did a balloon release. Very serene. The deer are out here watching. Love the walking trails...More

Thank Diamondsinparadise
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

The updated children’s park is very colorful and nicely designed. There’s a farm, carousel, and a mini golf area. There’s lots of walking paths and cycling paths.

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Did the drive through a Festival of Lights event in December. The park has a superb set of lighted scenes and vignettes, with marching soldiers (nutcrackers), leaping gingerbread men, etc. The drive through the lit area of the park took about 45 minutes, the line...More

Thank luv2ride
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This park has many interesting options for kids. There are large open fields for frisby or kite flying. The theme areas are interesting although very crowded. Best for younger kids and earlier in the day.

1  Thank smk52
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My grandchildren love to visit the park in the summer. They like visiting and feeding the farm animals, going on the hayride, riding the mini train and carrousel, visiting the nature center, and playing mini golf. The playground is also full of imaginative features.

Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Watkins Park has been my favorite park for over ten years and I have i introduced the park to many people. The hidden gem of the park is animal petting down the walkway by the train, carousel and putt putt golf areas. Across from there...More

Thank Anthony W
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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
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.