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Sligo Creek Parkway

Sligo Creek Parkway extends from University Boulevard to New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650). The 5.6-mile roadway runs parallel to portions of Sligo Creek Trail. Sligo Creek Trail has a numerous features and amenities along the 10.2-mile hard surface trail.

Open Parkway Schedule

As part of the Open Parkways initiative, portions of Sligo Creek Parkway are closed to motor vehicles and open to pedestrians and bicyclists, every Friday to Sunday; hours vary seasonally.

  • Old Carroll Avenue to Piney Branch Road (1.1 miles)
  • Forest Glen Road to University Boulevard West (1.5 miles)

Spring/Summer Schedule March 8th, 2024

Fridays 9 am to Sundays 6 pm.*

Fall/Winter Schedule – Begins November 2024

Fridays 9 am to Sundays 4 pm.*

*The closures are completed by the times listed above while the re-openings of the parkways begin at the times listed above. The process can take up to thirty minutes as Park Police check the parkways for safety. We appreciate your understanding and patience.