Montgomery Parks Announces Programming and Operating Hours, Extends Parkways for Memorial Day Weekend

by MCS Staff

South Germantown SplashPark and boat rentals are open for the season starting  Saturday, May 28. 

Montgomery Parks  announces Memorial Day operating hours, including extending  its  Open Parkways  through Tuesday, May 31, at 7 a.m. for the holiday weekend.    

Open Parkways Schedule 
Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, and Little Falls Parkway will be open to pedestrians and bicyclists for exercise and recreation. 

Open to pedestrians  and bicyclists (closed to motor vehicles), from Friday, May 27,  at 9 a.m., to Tuesday,  May 31, at 7 a.m. 

  • Sligo Creek Parkway  
  • Old Carroll Avenue to Piney Branch Road (1.1 miles)    
  • Forest Glen Road to University Boulevard West (1.5 miles)    
  • Beach Drive from Connecticut Avenue to Knowles Avenue (2.7 miles)     

Open to pedestrians and bicyclists (closed to motor vehicles), from Saturday, May 28, at 7 a.m., to Tuesday, May 31, at 7 a.m. 

  • Little Falls Parkway from River Road to Arlington Road (1 mile) 

Seasonal Amenities Open  Saturday,  May 28
The  South Germantown SplashPark & Mini-Golf: open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. weekends only from May 28 through June 12, open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily (closed Mondays) June 16 through September 5.   

Kayak, canoe, rowboats,  and pedal boat rentals  at Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park, and Little Seneca Lake in Black Hill Regional Park are open May 28. Throughout the season, Lake Needwood will be open on weekends from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Little Seneca Lake will be open Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  

Memorial Day Weekend Facility Operating Hours   
Following is a sampling of facilities that are open during the holiday weekend. 

The following facilities will be  CLOSED  on  Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022. 

  • Cabin John Ice Rink  and  Wheaton Ice Arena   (closed May 28 through May 30)  
  • Indoor nature facilities - Brookside Nature Center, Locust Grove Nature Center, Black Hill Visitor Center. Trails and outdoor nature play areas remain open sunrise to sunset.  
  • Meadowside Nature Center is closed for building renovations.

Need a jump-start on your weekend planning?  Visit the Parks  Picks blog for a weekly list of fun things to do or see in Montgomery Parks.


You may also like

Leave a Comment


This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy