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Woodstock Equestrian Special Park

20207 Darnestown Road
On Rte. 28, 3/4 mile North of Beallsville Road/Route 109
Beallsville, MD 20839

Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset
Riding Ring / Cross Country Course: Sunrise to Sunset unless permitted for use.

Woodstock Equestrian Park is located in the heart of the scenic Agricultural Reserve, just north of the historic town of Beallsville. The park features 872 acres of rolling farmland and forest, 16 miles of equestrian and hiking trails, three horse-friendly bridges, and two parking lots and entrances marked by monuments on each side of Route 28.

The east side (entrance identifies “William Rickman Equestrian Center”) includes a 230x350 outdoor riding ring and a six acre beginner-novice cross country course including bank jumps and a water jump.

Historic buildings pepper the grounds of Woodstock Equestrian Park. Seneca Stone Barn, which was stabilized by the Department in 2009, is remotely located on the west side of Route 28 near Wasche Road. The historic structures that make up Brewer Farm, located on the east side of Route 28, have been renovated and secured for equipment storage.

The Woodstock arena, cross country course, and trails are open to the public from dawn to dusk every day. Unless otherwise permitted for exclusive feel free to use any or all of the features of the park. To make sure the arena or cross country are not permitted, call the Park Permit Office between 8:30am - 5pm at 301-495-2525 to check availability.


Exclusive Use – To receive a permit for exclusive use (such as reserved for schooling) you will need to complete a rental application and pay a fee. 

Reservations must be submitted a minimum of 5 BUSINESS DAYS IN ADVANCE of requested date(s) to insure that facility is appropriately prepped.

Click Here for Fees and Rental Times

Download Woodstock Equestrian Rental Application

For all permit holders:

  1. Portable arena competition jumps will be available to permit holders.
  2. Prior to permitted use and special events, Parks staff will place jumps in the middle of the ring and will drag and water the ring. Park staff will remove and store jumps and drag the ring after each use. Perimit holder is responsible for returning jumps to the middle of the ring.
  3. One onsite portable toilet is available at the park. Special event permit holders will be responsible for providing additional portable toilets if needed.
  4. Parking is available on the existing gravel lot. Overflow parking is available on an adjacent grass field.

Rules and Regulations

Woodstock Equestrian Park is covered by Park Rules and Regulations  governing all of our parks.  Rules and Regulations specific to Woodstock are posted on site.  They include the requirement that all riders wear ASTM SEI-approved helmets and that riders under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Additional Information

Woodstock Equestrian Park Trails  

For more information, Contact Park Manager by calling 240-498-2412 or email
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Woodstock Equestrian Special Park Map

P = Playground
BB/SB = Baseball Field
B = Basketball
SOC = Soccer Field
UP = Urban Park
RP = Regional Park

Subject Park = Solid Line
G = Gazebo
VP = Volleyball
HB = Handball

Trails = Trail symbol
NP = Neighborhood Park
NCA = Neighborhood Conservation Park

Parking = Parking symbol
RC = Rec Center
T = Tennis
FB = Football Field
HOC = Hockey Field
LP = Local Park
SVU/SVP = Stream Valley Park
Surrounding Parks = Arrow

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