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Best parks in Bethesda

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“Glen Echo Park is an arts and cultural center located in Glen Echo, Maryland that, in its former incarnation, was a popular Washington, D.C.-area amusement park that operated for several decades from the early 1900s to the 1960s”
  • 17 locals recommend
History Museum
“There is an antique carousel, playground, puppet theatre and Children's Theater in this national park. Great cafe on site for lunch as well. They often have concerts.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Playground
  • 2 locals recommend
Trail
  • 2 locals recommend
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“One of the Washington "ring forts" dating from the civil war. Dig and you might find an artifact. Visit other ring forts at Fort Stevens and Fort Reno, both nearby. ”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Huge beautiful park with play equipment and walking trails. Tennis courts. The map shows a "recreational center." There is a building there are no recreational activities.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Stratton is a nice little park but if you look just a bit south west, you'll see a large empty space. That's the WJLA Radio Towers, 78 acres of open grass. Technically, it's not a dog park but...”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Bethesda has two halves - the closer half is the 'older' section with lots of restaurants, sweet shops, and services, including Starbucks, Caribou Coffee, the Woodmont Triangle 'park', and notably, the iconic Tastee Diner. Take a stroll.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“A park along the Bethesda Trolley Trail. It has a playground. The trail will take you to Twinbrook and Bethesda. Very good hiking/running/biking trail for those of you who want to explore.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends
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“This place has a pull-up bar for those who like Calisthenics. Perfect running distance.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Little park with hiking trails. Perfect for if you want some fresh forest scent.”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Basketball courts, tennis courts (all walk ons), kids playgrounds, ball fields, water play park in warm weather.”
  • 2 locals recommend