- The list below includes 491 free or cheap things to do in or near Rockville, Maryland, including 122 different types of inexpensive activities like Skating Rinks, Ziplines, Arts Centers and Parks.
- From Rock Creek Regional Park to Lake Needwood, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Rockville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
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15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Rockville, MD 20855 MoreLess Info
Rock Creek Regional Park features an array of trails for hiking, cycling, and horseback riding. Visitors can also rent kayaks or boats to explore the 75-acre Lake Needwood, go fishing, or go on a pontoon tour.
Lake Needwood in Needwood Lake Circle is a great spot to relax and unwind. They have picnic sheds and barbecue grills for cookouts. Boating, fishing, ziplining, walking, hiking and jogging are just some of the activities you can do here.
Adjacent to both the Glenview Mansion and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater, Civic Center Park is spread over 153 acres with a large section of formal gardens. The park also offers outdoor fitness equipment, a nature trail, art in public spaces, a children's playground, and a wildlife sanctuary.
Located on 20 acres, Falls Road Local Park is home to Hadley's Playground, an accessible children's playground with play structures, a rope wall and swings. The park also offers sports fields and courts, a walking path and grassy fields.
King Farm Dog Park provides benefits to dogs and owners alike such as a grassy running area, separate areas for large and small breeds, pools for water-loving dogs and many doggie stations. Visitors must first register their dogs.
The historic Glenview Mansion is a home built in 1926 that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion sits on 153-acres of land and hosts a number of public and private events during the year.
Offering recreational swim opportunities to the community, Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center consists of indoor lap pools, leisure pools, and water slide areas. The center has a deep water pool with different levels of diving platforms.
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6129 Needwood Lake Drive, Rockville, MD 20855 MoreLess Info
Go Ape is a treetop adventure obstacle course which features the country's first ever skateboard zipline, as well as multiple rope ladders and Tarzan swings which weave through the forest canopy.