This large county park in Hagerstown includes a one mile walking trail and bike path.
Amenities include dog park, picnic pavilions (reservations required), accessible playground equipment, restrooms, grills, county community pool (open Memorial Day – Labor Day), mythical wood play area
Sports accommodations include:
Swimming Pool (open Memorial Day – Labor Day),
3 Regulation Softball Fields (2 Lighted),
Halfway Little League Baseball Complex,
1 Little League Field (Lighted),
2 Double Tennis Courts (Lighted),
2 Basketball Courts,
2 Multi-purpose Fields,
1 Volleyball Court
- Sports Fields
- Swimming pool
- Inclusive playground
Antietam Remembered is a paved, quarter-mile trail that begins and ends at the visitor center. Points of Interest include the Battlefield Namesake marker, Colonel S.C. Lee’s Artillery Battalion, the Dunker Church, the Maryland Monument, the New York State Monument, and the 20th New York Monument.
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The Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center offers parking, restrooms, a gift shop, tours, and exhibits. Take the opportunity to better experience the rural landscape of one of America’s best preserved battlefields by walking one of Antietam’s trails. The trails are gently rolling, but the surface can be slightly uneven, so good walking shoes are recommended. There are multiple trails and self-guided hiking tours available. Bicycling is permitted on paved park tour roads and parking lots.
Hagerstown’s Fairgrounds Park features a 1-mile walking and biking trail, an off-leash dog park, a BMX biking area, a Skate Park, and a public indoor ice skating complex. The park also includes exercise equipment and stations around the trail, as well as soccer, baseball, and softball fields. During the summer season, a food concession area is open during events.
- Sports Fields
- Dog park
Located a short distance from the C&O Canal and Western Maryland Rail Trail, Fort Frederick State Park features a stone fort that served as Maryland’s frontier defense during the French and Indian War. The park also includes a boat launch, campsites, camp store, fishing, flat water canoeing, and a hiking trail. During open hours, the park offers and general store with food and drinks. Also located at the park is Woodmont Natural Resource Management Area, which includes opportunities for hiking, hunting, mountain biking, bird watching, and horseback riding.
Gathland State Park features the War Correspondent’s Arch, dedicated to the memory of Civil War correspondents, and offers access to the Appalachian Trail. Overnight parking is available to hikers by permit. The park also features a small museum and picnic pavilion. Nearby Greenbrier State Park also offers mountain biking trails, hiking, and boating.