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Allen Pond Park, Bowie

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Allen Pond Park is an 85-acre (340,000 m2) multi-use park, located in and managed by the City of Bowie in Prince George's County, Maryland. The park includes an Ice Arena, Amphitheater, boat rentals, Skate Park, 10-acre (40,000 m2) stocked pond, six lighted ballfields, picnic areas and pavilions, walking and biking trails, a lighted basketball court, fitness station and several playground areas. It is also the home of Opportunity Park, which offers 100% accessible experiences at its tot lot, school-aged playground, fitness cluster and fishing. The park has a 39% total wood coverage, with the pond occupying 12% of the park. The parking lot that services the park can be accessed from 3404 Mitchellville Road, across from the Mitchellville Road Soccer Fields, and from the main 3330 Northview Drive entrance.
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  • Love the community events, space and walking paths. Happy to see the city working on the duck poop on the trails.  more »
  • We only experienced a small part of the park but I was pleased with my first time here. There were lots of cookouts going on in the various picnic areas. There was a diverse group of people in the park which I thought was great. The playground is decent size. It's big enough to give the kids room to roam but not so big that you feel like you have to follow your kids all around. Lots of shady areas for us grandparents to sit while the kids play. We plan to try the paddle boats on our next visit.
  • Nice place, it has playgrounds for kids. You can walk or run around the pond or sit on a bench and drink tea or coffee. It's a quiet place on weekdays not sure about the weekend though.

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