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Great place to kayak!

We love this park and during the summer go almost every week to rent kayaks and spend an hour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marcia P
Silver Spring
A park you "Need" to go to!

Love this place and the staff at the boat rental are so professional, friendly and polite... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Karen M
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15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Lake Needwood Boat House, Rockville, MD 20855
+1 301-762-9500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this park and during the summer go almost every week to rent kayaks and spend an hour cruising the lake. We go early morning and always see some wildlife including beavers, herons, turtles, osprey and many smaller birds. Must be good fishing as...More

Thank Marcia P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Love this place and the staff at the boat rental are so professional, friendly and polite. Beautiful trails and lake.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A lovely park in the middle of Rockville, hidden from hustle and bustle of the city. As parks go it is modest with a lake and boat house and hiking trials. We go here during the weekdays when it is quiet and peaceful sometimes bringina...More

Thank WanderingRosa
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My family has been visiting this lake for decades. For the most part, this park is nice to visit, however, do not come into contact with the water directly! It's dangerous. Because of this, there are many other parks in the area within reasonable driving...More

2  Thank katiebythebay
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I took my kids here to go paddleboarding. The boat house staff were pretty condescending and were poorly trained teenagers. I was told there was no swimming or wading. This confused me at a lake so I asked three different times if we could at...More

4  Thank Steff S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Feeling bored, I decided to visit this Lake located at the Rock Creek Regional Park. There are a lot of activities to do at the lake such as fishing, walking, hiking, picnicking at the Shelters, etc. There are also some small playgrounds for the children...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I love coming here with my family and dogs. It's a great place for mild hiking and spending time outside. I come here often and it never disappoints. It's pretty and clean, making it a great place to go on the weekends with family.

1  Thank csharpminor
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Kitsi and I love to walk around the Lake. It is a nice hike...a few miles...around. Some parts are shady, some are open and sunny. If you want to boat, there are launches and boat rentals. We took the dog in a rowboat once. There...More

Thank Tsaiyuin
Reviewed 5 February 2018

It was a nice surprising find. We first found it when we went zip-lining, which is a business on the property. That was fun, but since we've returned several times with our bows and arrows to take advantage of their archery range. Love the peacefulness...More

1  Thank yrlewis2
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Trails are very walkable and definitely not the beaten path. There are open areas surrounded by trees. Sometimes you can rent pedal boats, but check hours and availability if you wan tto do that. You can bike here, bring a frisbee, bring Fido, or just...More

1  Thank 305KMD
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20 June 2017|
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Response from Kshitij S | Reviewed this property |
Never done it, but lots of people do at the lake. I have seen them catch good size fishes.
29 May 2017|
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Response from Tsaiyuin | Reviewed this property |
They have blue-green algae which causes illness and so no swimming or contact with tbe water.
24 July 2015|
Response from Kshitij S | Reviewed this property |
yes you can.