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Damascus Recreational Park

Picnic Shelter at Damascus Recreational Park
Damascus Recreational Park
Wind Harps Sculpture at Damascus Recreational Park
Volleyball Court at Damascus Recreational Park
Tennis court at Damascus Recreational Park
soccer field at Damascus Recreational Park
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Basketball Court at Damascus Recreational Park
Baseball Diamond at Damascus Recreational Park
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Art in the Park
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Baseball Fields
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Basketball Courts
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Pickleball Courts
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Picnic Shelters
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Soccer Fields
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Softball Fields
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Tennis Court
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Volleyball Courts

Damascus Recreational Park sits on 284 acres and has multiple outdoor athletic fields and courts for general recreation opportunities.

Help us make your visit as enjoyable as possible by adhering to the following recommendations:

  • County and park rules require that dogs be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park.
  • Visitors to the park must follow M-NCPPC Rules and Regulations, as well as any rules specific to a park facility or activity.
  • Restrooms and drinking water are available April- October

Sports Courts

There are four pickleball courts on two lighted tennis courts, one lighted basketball court, and one volleyball court available for use by the general public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Athletic Fields

Baseball and Softball Fields

Baseball and softball fields are available for games or practice only with a permit. For permit information, applications, and guidelines for use, contact Park Permits.

Soccer Fields

Soccer fields may be permitted for games and practices. For permits, information, applications, and guidelines for use, contact Park Permits. Field 5 is a regulation size soccer field, and fields 6, 7, and 8 are available for youth play only.

Picnic Shelters

Pack a picnic and bring your family, friends, co-workers, or group to Damascus Recreational Park! Shelters are available to reserve from April 1 – October 31.

Facilities available include our 3 individual Picnic Shelters. Picnic Shelter Map.

Shelter A can accommodate up to 62 people, Shelter B up to 68 people and Shelter C can hold up to 45 people. Each shelter comes equipped with picnic tables and a grill.

Shelters can be reserved through our Park Permits Office or online through ActiveMONTGOMERY.

Other Park Features

A portion of the paved Magruder Branch Hiker Biker Trail is located in Damascus Recreational Park.

As part of the former Art in the Parks initiative, Wind Harps by sculptor Rodney Carroll was installed in the park in 1992. The towering musical sculpture serves as a landmark for the park and emits calming sounds when the winds blow into the strings.