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The Town maintains seven Town parks, and is home to three County parks, designed for the enjoyment of all. All parks within the Town of Kensington are closed from dusk until dawn, daily.
Town parks may be reserved by contacting the Town Office. Below is a listing of the parks within the Town and the available amenities in each:
Kensington Parkway and Frederick Avenue
A quiet meditative garden with a meandering brick pathway, grape arbor and benches. Located at 10298 Frederick Avenue.
Coming Soon: Clum-Kennedy Park has a rich history with a wonderful story. Click here to read and explore the park’s origin in three languages: English, Spanish and French.
Ernest Memorial Park
Armory Avenue and Baltimore Street
is a small memorial park dedicated to WWII fallen soldiers. There are no public amenities. Located at 10300 Armory Ave.
Kensington Parkway across from U.S. Post Office
is an open park with a cascading fountain, benches, picnic tables and a commemorative brick walkway. Located at 10227 Kensington Parkway
Howard Avenue Park
Howard Avenue across from MARC Station
is a small urban park located in front of the Prevention of Blindness Thrift Shop. It has fixed benches, a water fountain, pergola and raised flower beds. The Kensington Historical Society holds their Summer Concert series here every Saturday between June and October. Located at 3725 Howard Ave
Wheatley Street and Plyers Mill Road
small, grassy lot with mature trees. Located at the corner Wheatley St. and Plyers Mill Road
Armory Avenue and Knowles Avenue
is a tot lot designed for families with small children. There are swings, slides and other play equipment, along with benches, and picnic tables. Located at 10401 Armory Avenue
St. Paul Park
St. Paul Street and Plyers Mill Road
is a large neighborhood park with a tot lot, basketball court, youth ball field, walking track, benches, grills, 16’x20′ Picnic Pavilion (please contact Town staff to rent), picnic tables, and a drinking fountain.
Located at 3500 Plyers Mill Road
Playground, picnic table, benches
Ball Field, Basketball Court, Playground, Tennis Court, Benches, Walking Path, Picnic Tables, Cabin Rental Facility
Waking Path, Warner Reading Garden (coming soon)
Pets are required to be leashed at all times when visiting both Town and County Parks. Pet waste is the responsibility of the pet owner/handler. Pet waste must be picked up and disposed of either in trash or pet waste containers provided within the park or removed from the park and properly disposed of by the pet handler. Visitors to Town and County parks are responsible for adhering to any posted rules or regulations within the parks.