Carroll County Parks

April 25, 2004

Here is a list of Carroll County parks and recreation areas with address and available activities/facilities.

For information on sites without a direct telephone number, call the Department of Recreation and Parks at 410-386-2103.

PARKS

Bennett Cerf Park: Off Route 27 at Bennett Cerf Drive. Fishing, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, picnic area, baseball/softball fields, concessions and shared pond with the Carroll County Farm Museum.

Cape Horn Park: Route 30 and Cape Horn Road, Greenmount. Athletic fields, multi-use trails, cross-country skiing, ice skating.

Carroll County Equestrian Center: Grimville Road near Woodbine. Admission fee, barns, riding rings, public-use electricity, grills, concessions, hiking/trails, multi-use trails, cross-country skiing.

Carroll County Farm Museum: 500 S. Center St., Westminster, 410-848-7775. 140 acres. Admission fee, pavilions, restrooms, volleyball court, picnic area, tot lot, public-use electricity, hiking/trails, pond, cross-country skiing.

Carroll County Sports Complex: 2225 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, 410-857-4832. 76 acres. Admission fee, pavilions, restrooms, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, concessions.

Deer Park: Deer Park Road off Route 32, near Gamber. Basketball, fishing, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, concessions, hiking/trails, pond/lake, cross-country skiing.

Freedom Park: Raincliffe Road off Route 32, Sykesville. Pavilions, restrooms, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, grills, concessions, hiking/trails, multi-use trails, cross-country skiing.

Gillis Falls Reservoir Site: Gillis Falls Road, near Mount Airy. Undeveloped, fishing, hiking/trails, multi-use trails, cross-country skiing.

Hap Baker Firearms Facility: Off Route 140 near the landfill north of Reese Road, Westminster. Admission fee. Short- and long-distance shooting ranges.

Hashawha Environmental Center, Bear Branch Nature Center: 300 John Owings Road, Westminster. Hashawha, 410-848-9040; Bear Branch, 410-848-2517. 300 acres. Basketball, fishing, pavilions, restrooms, volleyball courts, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, public-use electricity, grills, hiking/trails, 1-acre pond, cross-country skiing, primitive camping.

Hodges Park: Hodges Road in Eldersburg. Restrooms, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields.

Landon C. Burns Park: South Center Street at Gist Avenue, Westminster. 4.7 acres. Fishing, pavilions, restrooms, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, public-use electricity, concessions, pond, cross-country skiing.

Mayeski Park: 1300 block Old Liberty Road, Winfield (behind South Carroll High School). Pavilions, restrooms, volleyball courts, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, public-use electricity, concessions, cross-country skiing.

North Carroll Community Pond: Route 30 and Basler Road, Hampstead. Fishing, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, picnic area, tot lot, pond/lake, ice skating.

Piney Run Park and Nature Center: 30 Martz Road, near Eldersburg. Park, 410-795-3274; nature center, 410-795-6043. 833-acre park with 300-acre lake. Entrance fee in-season, basketball, fishing, boating, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, volleyball courts, picnic area, tot lot, public-use electricity, grills, concessions, hiking/trails, multi-use trails, cross-country skiing, ice skating.

Salt Box Park: Gillis Falls Road near Woodbine. Fishing, pavilions, restrooms, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields.

Sandymount Park: Old Westminster Pike, Sandymount. Basketball, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, volleyball courts, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, concessions, hiking/trails, cross-country skiing.

Union Mills Homestead: 3311 Littlestown Pike, Union Mills, 410-848-2288. Admission fee, fishing, restrooms, picnic area, pond, ice skating.

Watkins Park: Route 27 south of Watersville Road, Mount Airy. Basketball, pavilions, restrooms, tennis courts, volleyball courts, picnic area, tot lot, baseball/softball fields, football/soccer fields, hiking/trails, cross-country skiing.

Westminster Community Pond: Route 140 at Route 97 North (Littlestown Pike). 1.3 acres. Fishing, pavilions, restrooms, picnic area, tot lot, public-use electricity, ice skating.

Morgan Run Natural Environment Area: Ben Rose Lane off Bartholow Road, near Eldersburg. This area is operated by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and offers fly fishing, equestrian and walking trails and bird watching.

GOLF COURSES

Bear Creek Golf Club: 2158 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, 410-876-4653.

Francis Scott Key Golf Club: 1900 River Downs Drive, Finksburg, 410-526-2000.

Freedom Golf Center: 438 Old Liberty Road, Eldersburg, 410-795-1111.

Links at Challedon: 6166 Challedon Circle, Mount Airy, 410-552-0320.

McDaniel College Golf Course: 2 College Hill, Westminster, entrance off of Pennsylvania Avenue, Westminster, 410-848-7667.

Oakmont Green Golf Course: 2290 Golfview Lane, Hempstead, 410-374-1500.

Piney Branch Golf & Country Club: 5301 Trenton Mill Road, Hampstead, 410-239-7115 or 410-239-3232.

Rattlewood Golf Course: 13501 Penn Shop Road, Mount Airy, 301-607-9000.

Wakefield Valley Golf & Conference Center: 1000 Fenby Farm Road, Westminster, 410-876-8787.

Waverly Woods Golf Club: 2100 Warwick Way, Marriottsville, 410-313-9182.

Westminster Island Green: 1199 S. Pleasant Valley Road, Westminster, 410-876-1520.

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