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Rock Creek Park Hiking, Boating and Wellness Event for Military Families

Jun 19, 2021

10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

Rock Creek Park Hiking, Boating & Wellness Event for Military Families
A free, family-friendly hiking, boating, and wellness event to bring military, guard, reserve, and veteran families together for a day of fun.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

10 AM – 12 PM EST

Lake Needwood, Rock Creek Regional Park

15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Picnic Shelter B

Derwood, MD 20855

About the Event:

Join Blue Star Families, Leidos, and The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals for a fun and family-friendly hiking, boating, and wellness event at Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park.

Event Schedule:

10 AM – Registration and Giveaway Pick Up at Lake Needwood Picnic Shelter B
Each registered guest will receive a complimentary backpack and water bottle. Every child 18 and under will receive a Buddy Bison stuffed animal! Local organizations will be on hand to provide resources and information.

10:45 AM – 12 PM – Fun Activities. Pick One or Do Them All.
Hike Lake Needwood – Join us on a family-friendly, low-impact hike around the lake. Hike on your own or join the group hike which begins at approx. 10:45 AM and will leave from Picnic Shelter B.

Boating – Take a spin on the lake in a paddleboat. Boat rentals are free to registered guests.

Park Fun – Enjoy Lake Needwood park with your family. Bikes, rollerblades, and push scooters are welcome at the park. Dogs on leashes are also welcome.

This event is sponsored by Leidos and the U.S. Department of the Interior.

National Capital Region

Lake Needwood, Rock Creek Regional Park

15700 Needwood Lake Circle, Picnic Shelter B
Derwood, MD, 20855

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