Recreation

Washington County Parks is committed to preserving natural open spaces. These areas help to maintain wildlife habitat, clean water, and provide a refuge for people to retreat from the usual bustle of daily life. To find more information on enjoying these open spaces, select an activity to learn more.

Activities available in Washington County Parks

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Archery         X        
Bicycling     X     X     X     X         X
Boating     X       X         X     X
Camping         X           X
Canoe/kayak Launch     X     X     X       X     X     X
Cross County Skiing     X     X     X     X         X
Fishing     X     X     X       X     X     X
Geocaching     X     X     X     X     X     X     X
Hiking     X     X     X     X         X
Horseback Riding         X     X      
In-line Skating (paved trails)     X     X     X     X         X
Mountain Biking         X     X      
Orienteering Course         X        
Picnicking     X     X     X        X     X     X
Play Areas     X     X     X           X
Snowshoeing     X     X     X     X         X
Swimming     X       X        X     X     X