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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission

Northwest Branch Recreational Park

Baseball Field Northwest Branch Recreational Park
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Baseball Fields
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Football Fields
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Soccer Fields

Northwest Branch Recreational Park consists of 680 acres of parkland which includes the Northwest Branch Golf Course and the park is adjacent to Layhill Local Park. The park features a 41-acre athletic area and rectangular athletic fields at are available for permitting in the spring. The National Capital Trolley Museum is located in the park off Bonifant Road.

Park Features

  • Baseball field
  • Bike rack
  • Football field
  • Pedestrian bridge
  • Soccer field

Park Projects – Disc Golf

Montgomery Parks is currently planning its first 18-hole disc golf course, and it will be located at Northwest Branch Recreational Park, adjacent to the National Capital Trolley Museum (NCTM). M-NCPPC owns and operates an 18-hole disc golf course at Calvert Road Park in Prince George’s County, and there is a 27-hole, public disc golf course at Seneca Creek State Park in Germantown.

Montgomery Parks is planning for this disc golf course not only because players have been requesting one for years, but it’s also recommended in the 2022 Parks Recreation and Open Space Plan (PROS) as a facility type, we should be providing to county residents.