Montgomery Parks announces Veteran’s Day operating hours and programs below:
Veterans Day Special Event
Sunday, November 13, military personnel (veterans and active duty) and their families skate for free during public sessions at
Open Parkways Schedule
The Open Parkways schedule will be normal for the holiday with portions of Sligo Creek Parkway and Beach Drive open to pedestrians and bicyclists for exercise and recreation. Open to pedestrians and bicyclists (closed to motor vehicles) from Friday, November 11, at 9 a.m., to Monday, November 14, 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)
Little Falls Parkway is now a linear park with two of the four lanes along Little Falls Parkway, between Arlington Road and Dorset Avenue, available for recreational use daily. Additional facilities open during the holiday include:
Parks, trails, gardens, playgrounds, dog parks, skate parks, outdoor exercise stations, and outdoor tennis/pickleball and basketball courts* are open daily, sunrise to sunset (*Select outdoor courts are available for rental). The inline hockey rink at Ridge Road Recreational Park and street hockey/futsal rink at Dewey Local Park may be permitted, or are available first come, first served, if not reserved. Picnic shelters and campfire rings are available for rental at several locations.
Brookside Gardens grounds open daily sunrise-sunset, Visitor Center open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Gift Shop open daily 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Conservatory open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Josiah Henson Museum and Park, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 12 to 4 p.m.
Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park Museum & Visitor Center, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The following facilities will be CLOSED on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2022:
Montgomery Parks Headquarters and Permits Offices
Montgomery Parks Public Information and Customer Service Office