Damascus Recreational Park

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Managed Turf
    Managed Turf
  • Picnic Shelter
    Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis

Damascus Recreational Park sits on 284 acres and has multiple outdoor athletic fields and courts for general recreation opportunities.

Help us make your visit as enjoyable as possible by adhering to the following recommendations:

  • County and park rules require that dogs be kept on a leash at all times.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park.
  • Visitors to the park must follow M-NCPPC Rules and Regulations, as well as any rules specific to a park facility or activity.


There are two lighted tennis courts, one lighted basketball court, and one volleyball court available for use by the general public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Athletic Fields

Baseball and Softball Fields

Baseball and softball fields are available for games only with a permit. For permit information, applications, and guidelines for use, contact Park Permits.

Soccer Fields

Soccer fields may be permitted for games and practices. For permits, information, applications, and guidelines for use, contact Park Permits. Field 5 is a regulation size soccer field, and fields 6, 7, and 8 are available for youth play only.

Picnic Shelters

Three picnic shelters are available to rent. Contact Park Permits for availability and applications. For more information and guidelines for use see Regional/Recreational Picnic Shelters.

Other Park Features

A horseshoe pit is located near picnic Shelter B for use by the general public (first-come, first-served) and a playground is located near Shelter C. Restrooms, located at Shelters A and C, are available April through October.

A portion of the paved Magruder Branch Hiker Biker Trail is located in Damascus Recreational Park.

As part of the former Art in the Parks initiative, Wind Harps by sculptor Rodney Carroll was installed in the park in 1992. The towering musical sculpture serves as a landmark for the park and emits calming sounds when the winds blow into the strings.

Last Updated: September 14, 2016