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Allen Pond Park

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Address: 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, MD 20716
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Allen pond

I had a wonderful walk today in Allen Pond, someone was even grilling today,in summer you can rent canoes and water bikes, kids playing on the two play areas one for the younger... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_jmhardy800
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Bowie, Maryland
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Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful walk today in Allen Pond, someone was even grilling today,in summer you can rent canoes and water bikes, kids playing on the two play areas one for the younger children and one for the older kids, skate boarding area, softball area Baseball area, volleyball area, beautiful park.

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Thank _jmhardy800
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Allen Pond is a good park to do some walking, biking, jogging, or just lazing around. The first time I came here was to have a reunion with batchmates we've known for eight years. The other time, I bike around with my family and some friends. This last time, I was with three other friends with whom I go on... More 

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Thank maybelp2014
Mitchellville, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you need a fun and relaxing activity on Sunday evenings, try the Md. Parks and Recreation Summer Concerts. They usually take place 7-8pm. on Sundays from June-August. Check out the line-up for your favorite type of music. Bring a blanket/chair and snacks and enjoy!

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Thank SandraT272
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is the biggest park in Bowie that I am aware of and is a really nice park for all ages. Between the play areas, fields, and the walking paths around the pond, it makes for a relaxing day.

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Thank Rob M
Bowie, Maryland
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My family and I have taken advantage of this lovely park for twenty year. Picnic, stroll, paddle-boats, playgrounds for varios ages and abilities. Larger groups rent a picnic pavilion or a couple of reserved picnic tables. Bring your bikes and trikes. The park is kept clean and over our twenty years of visiting never a bad experience. There are concerts,... More 

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Thank dcwendy2016
Bowie, Maryland
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Allen Pond Park is good for a weekend picnic or for scheduled events (check the City website for everything that goes on there, from weekend events to free concerts). If you are a Bowie resident, you can rent one of the pavilions for a family or group get-together.

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Thank Ray and Jan H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My stepson loves the skate park, when it is not busy I let him take his bike there and work on his tricks (7 years old.) The pond is a great place to walk around for a nice workout. There is an event stage that will sometimes host events. There are a few different places for the kids to play... More 

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Thank Robinc41
HYATTSVILLE
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228 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This park is on the small side but very pretty with a small pond you can walk around. The park has playground equipment, picnic options, and you can rent a paddle boat during certain hours to enjoy on the pond. It's a nice place to stop if you are in the area but too small to make an extra trip... More 

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Thank DCLizzy
Bowie, Maryland
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26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Paved path around park. Perfect for walking, running, rollerblading. 2 playgrounds for the kids. Very well maintained!

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Thank Marianna W
Lake Arbor
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I have visited Allen Pond on several occasions. It's a great place for family gatherings or quiet moments.

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Thank Robin W

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