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The Parks Department is responsible for

  • Maintaining all parks owned by Washington County
  • Scheduling park pavilions and fields
  • Operating the Martin L. Snook swimming pool
  • Operation and Scheduling of the Washington County Agricultural Education Center
  • Oversees operations of Black Rock Golf Course

Are you in charge of throwing a party or large gathering but don’t have space in your own home? The Washington County Parks & Recreation Department has various facilities throughout Washington County that are available to rent! All our rentals are affordable and incredibly spacious. Depending on what type of venue you need, we can help ensure you and your guests have plenty of room!

Washington County is proud to offer pet-friendly areas in many of our parks, including our new Central Bark area at Marty Snook park. View which parks have designated areas for our furry friends and review the rules and regulations about pet-friendly parks.

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County Parks

Agriculture Education Center

7313 Sharpsburg Pike Boonsboro MD 21713

Park Amenities

As the premier rental facility in Washington County, MD, the Agricultural Education Center is the region’s choice location for hosting festivals, track events, sales, trade shows and corporation picnics. Our facility offers 68 acres of indoor and outdoor areas for visitors to enjoy.

Black Rock Golf Course

20025 Mount Aetna Rd Hagerstown MD 21742

Park Amenities

A unique facility featuring a fully stocked pro shop with an oversized putting green and a driving range with its own chipping green and sand trap. Be sure to stop by the Black Rock Cafe for our tasty food and your favorite beverage.

Camp Harding Park

13029 Pectonville Road Big Pool, MD 21711

Park Amenities

2 Picnic Pavilions, Playground, Softball Field, Tennis/Half Basketball Court Basketball Court, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Grills, Drinking Fountains, Parking Boat Ramp, Trout Fishing and Canoeing, Monarch Butterfly Waystation

Chestnut Grove Park

3106 Chestnut Grove Road Keedysville, MD 21756

Park Amenities

1 Picnic Pavilion with Restrooms, Restrooms, Modular Playground Equipment and toys throughout the park, Grills, 1 Baseball Field, 1 Multipurpose Field, 1 Tennis/Half Basketball Court, 1 Volleyball Court

Clear Spring Park

12424 Big Spring Road Clear Spring, MD 21722

Park Amenities

1 Picnic Pavilion, Restrooms, Modular Playground Equipment, Grills, 2 Little League Baseball Fields, 2 Multi-Purpose Fields, 1 Basketball Court, 1 Tennis Court, 1 Volleyball Court

Devil's Backbone Park

18934 Lappans Road Boonsboro, MD 21713

Park Amenities

Picnic Pavilion, Playground, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Grills, Foot Bridge, Parking, Canoe Access- in and out, Fishing

Doub's Woods Park

1307 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

2 Picnic Pavilions with Restrooms, Arts Pavilion with Restrooms, Modular Playground Equipment, Grills, 1 Basketball Court, 3 Volleyball Courts

Kemp Mills Park

11114 Kemps Mill Road Williamsport, MD 21795

Park Amenities

3 Girls Fast Pitch Fields with dugouts, Outfield Fence is 210ft., 2 Batting Cages, 1 Modular Playground, Concession Stand, Bleacher Seating, Pavilion, Home to Washington County Girls Softball League and fastpitch travel tournaments

Martin “Marty” L. Snook Memorial Park

17901 Halfway Boulevard Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

4 Picnic Pavilions, Accessible Playground Equipment, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Grills, Drinking Fountains, 25 Meter Swimming Pool, 3 Regulation Softball Fields (2 Lighted), Halfway Little League Baseball Complex, 1 Little League Field Lighted, 2 Lighted Double Tennis Courts, 2 Basketball Courts, 2 Multi-purpose Fields, Soccer, Football, Rugby or Lacrosse, 1 Mile Walking Trail, Bike Path, Volleyball Courts, Parking

Mt. Briar Wetland Preserve

19822 Millbrook Road Keedysville, MD 21756

Park Amenities

30 acres of natural land preservation

Pen Mar Park

14600 Pen Mar Rd Highfield-Cascade, MD 21719

Park Amenities

Picnic Pavilions, Dance / Multi-purpose Pavilion, Overlook Pavilion, Interpretive Center, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Parking

Pinesburg Softball Complex

15323 Clear Spring Road Williamsport, MD 21795

Park Amenities

4 Girls Fast Pitch Fields with dugouts, 1 Modular Playground, Concession Stand, Bleacher Seating, Home to fastpitch travel tournaments

Piper Lane Neighborhood Park

17556 York Road Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

Picnic Tables, 1 Modular Playground

Pleasant Valley Park

3199 Gapland Road Rohrersville, MD 21779

Park Amenities

Picnic Pavilion, Modular Playground Equipment, Restrooms, Picnic Tables, Grills, Multipurpose Field, Tennis/Half Basketball Court, Sand Volleyball Court, Butterfly Way Station, Parking

Regional Park

20025 Mt Aetna Rd Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

Softball Fields with bleacher seating, 2 Multipurpose Fields with bleacher seating, Modular Playground, 2 Tennis Courts, 2 Basketball Courts, Pavilions, Home of Ditto Farms 36 hole disc golf course

Rose's Mill Park

10010 Garis Shop Rd, Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

Non-motorized boat ramp to the Antietam Creek, 4 parking spaces, 1 picnic table

Tammany Park

16700 Tammany Manor Road Williamsport, MD 21795

Park Amenities

Playground Picnic Tables 2 Pickleball Courts Basketball Court (1/2 court)

Wilson Bridge Picnic Area

15032 National Pike Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

Picnic Tables, Grills

Woodland Way Neighborhood Park

108 Belview Avenue Hagerstown, MD 21740

Park Amenities

Picnic Tables Grills, Multi-purpose field

Park Rules & Regulations

  • Open daily from 9:00 AM until sunset from the first Saturday in May through the last Sunday in October.
  • No refunds for pavilion reservations unless otherwise determined by the Director of the Parks Department.
  • Parking available in designated areas only. A drop-off/pick-up for the elderly or persons with disabilities is available at each pavilion.
  • Vendors hired to provide food at any pavilion MUST obtain the necessary Health Department permits.
  • NO unauthorized vendors, solicitors or selling of any product without the written consent of the Parks Department.
  • Trash MUST be properly disposed of in receptacles provided for that purpose. No littering.
  • NO alcohol, tobacco products (cigarettes, smokeless tobacco or vaping) or controlled substances allowed in any county parks.
  • NO camping.
  • NO gambling.
  • Dogs must be on a leash on perimeter of Park. Please clean up after your pets.
  • NO defacing, destroying, misusing, injuring or removing any County property.
  • NO staples, thumbtacks or nails to be used on any County owned picnic tables.
  • NO excessive noise (disturbing the peace).
  • NO weapons.
  • NO possession or discharging of any fireworks or other explosive pyrotechnics on park property.
  • NO power operated model airplanes, helicopters, rockets or drones on park property.
  • NO cutting, sawing or removal of tree limbs, trees or plant life.
  • NO indecent conduct.
  • NO posting notices.
  • NO metal detectors.
  • NO skateboards or rollerblades.
  • NO motorized vehicles, hover boards or motorized bicycles in park.
  • NO fires permitted except in grills.
  • NO hunting or trapping permitted on any park property.
  • NO tarps unless authorized by Parks Department.
  • NO golf practice or hitting balls of any kind.

Violation of any of these regulations may cause the denial of future use and/or charges for repairs, cleaning or restoration of the facility.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Washington County Parks Department at 240-313-2700.

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Office telephone: (240) 313-2805
Weather hotline: (240) 313-2811
Recreation email: [email protected]
Parks email: [email protected]

Recreation Office
11400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Parks Office
1307 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown MD 21740

TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service 1-800-735-2258

Available Job Postings

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Liberal Leave is in effective for Washington County Government


Liberal leave is in effect for all non-essential personal on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, until noon. Essential personnel are expected to fulfill their duties as usual.

The starting time for today’s Board of County Commissioners meeting will be reevaluated at 9:00 am.

For those required to travel, exercise caution on the roadways. If driving is necessary, ensure your vehicle is completely cleared, drive at a reduced speed, practice caution, and avoid crowding or passing plows.
We’ll keep the public informed of any changes. Stay updated by monitoring Washington County Government’s website and social media channels for the latest information. Your safety is our priority!