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Parks and Recreation

Prince George's County has many natural resources including 40 miles of trails throughout the park system. Some trails are located within parks and along natural greenway corridors. The Anacostia Tributary Trail System and Henson Creek Trail provide miles of paved trails for recreational use. The Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Tour is a four mile, self-guided tour that connects the Patuxent River Park with the state's Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary.

Regional Parks
Regional parks provide woodland and green space in a natural state. They offer a variety of facilities that include athletic complexes, small boating/lake operations, nature centers, campgrounds, trails, play areas, picnic areas, and tennis bubbles. Large portions of each regional park remain undeveloped.

Cosca Regional Park in Clinton
Fairland Regional Park in Laurel
Walker Mill Regional Park in District Heights
Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro

Countywide Parks
Patuxent River Park is comprised of more than 6,000 acres of natural area parklands along the eastern boundary of Prince George's County. Much of the land contains valuable natural and historical resources and is governed by a "limited-use" policy. The following properties are open for public use:

Aquasco Farm
Billingsley Point
Cedar Haven Fishing Area
Clyde Watson Boating Area
Fran Uhler Natural Area
Governor's Bridge Natural Area & Canoe Launch
Jug Bay Natural Area (Park Headquarters)
Mount Calvert Historical & Archaeological Park
Patuxent River 4-H Center
Patuxent River Scenic Trail at Queen Anne
Patuxent Rural Life Museums
Queen Anne Fishing Area & Canoe Launch

Local Parks
Local neighborhood and community parks range in size from less than one acre to just under 200 acres, with is Prince George's County has more than 6,000 acres of local parkland.

Northern Area Office
1500 Merrimac Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20783
301-445-4500

Central Area Office at Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-218-6700

Southern Area Office
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744
301-203-6000


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