Howard County recently broke ground on eight dedicated pickleball courts at Western Regional Park. This is part of a larger county investment in park facilities.
The main park entrance is on Hipsley Mill Road, a short distance north of the Patuxent River bridge. Park trails run both upstream and downstream from here. Read this first!
Park Features & Amenities
With public sports amenities and scenic outdoor trails, this 190-acre park is a true gem. Western Regional Park features 4 premium grass multi-purpose fields, 2 lighted synthetic turf fields, a tee ball field, tennis courts, playgrounds, five pavilions, and more.
The park’s nature areas include a pond, wetland, streams, and a ridgetop forest. Wildlife-watching opportunities are excellent, especially in spring and fall.
The facility also includes a community center, a Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood, a library, and more. The park’s tot lot and picnic areas are open daily from April 1-November 30, while the rest of the park is on a first-come, first-serve basis. There are restrooms in three locations, portable toilets around the sports fields, and paved walkways throughout the park. Howard County recently secured funding for eight dedicated pickleball courts at this park, bringing the total number to 31 outside blend-lined courts in Howard County parks. The new court will be located near the existing tennis courts at Western Regional Park.
Park Activities & Events
There’s a lot to do at Howard County’s Western Regional Park. This 190-acre park features multi-purpose fields, baseball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, five pavilions, and more.
Besides the sports amenities, this park also offers several walking trails and is home to two sediment ponds. The park is open from 7 AM until sunset unless otherwise posted. Leashed pets are allowed in the park but not on the sports fields, playgrounds, or picnic areas.
One of the newest additions to the park is eight dedicated pickleball courts. This is a fast-growing sport that now has 31 outside blended-lined courts throughout Howard County. Howard County also plans to add more standalone courts and renovations at existing courts at other parks. Check out our pickleball page to find weekly play times and to collect sign-ups. This makes it easy for everyone to join in the fun! Whether you are just starting out or an experienced player, this is the place to be. Browse around this site to check more places to visit.
Park Amenities & Facilities
The Western Regional Park in Woodbine is a true testament to where sports and recreation meet the countryside. The 190-acre park offers a wide array of public sports fields, recreational facilities, playgrounds, and picnic areas.
The park has two natural grass multipurpose fields, one synthetic turf field with lights, three baseball diamonds, a tee ball field, five pavilions, tennis courts, and a tot lot. The rest of the park is still under construction, and when completed it will offer 3 additional natural grass multipurpose fields, two more baseball fields with lights, a soccer field, a basketball court, playgrounds, and pathways.
Howard County is making pickleball a big deal by adding eight dedicated outdoor hard courts at Western Regional Park in Woodbine this Fall! The new pickleball courts will be available for casual play as well as Howard County Recreation & Parks programs.
Park Map & Directions
Western Regional Park, located at 14800 Carrs Mill Road in Woodbine, is a 160-acre public sports facility with 3 baseball fields with lights, 2 multipurpose synthetic turf fields, a tee ball field, 8 outdoor pickleball courts (with permanent lines and nets), basketball court, playground, restroom/concession building, parking lot, pathways and landscaping. Construction is expected to start late Fall, 2006/early Spring, 2007 on the remaining facilities which will include 3 natural grass multipurpose fields, 1 tee ball field, 5 picnic pavilions, and a parking lot. Leashed pets are allowed in the park but not on picnic, playground, or sports areas. Find the best route to Western Regional Park using the Pacer app. This is a 0.4-mile walking route with an elevation gain of 0 feet and is rated easy. Continue reading the next article.
Driving directions from PowerWashCompany to Western Regional Park
Driving directions from Western Regional Park to Schooley Mill Park