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Baltimore's Best Parks and Gardens

Baltimore has many parks and gardens that offer both locals and tourists the opportunity to escape the bustling city. Whether you are looking for a place to relax, picnic, or explore, Baltimore has a park that is perfect for you. This guide shares some Baltimore's best public parks and gardens that are easily accessible from the city. Photo of Sherwood Gardens; Cover image via Good Free Photos (Public Domain).

  • 1.

    Fort McHenry National Monument

    Fort McHenry National Monument

    A battle at this historic fort was the inspiration for "The Star-Spangled Banner."

  • 2.

    Cylburn Arboretum

    Cylburn Arboretum

    Cylburn Arboretum is a 200-acre urban oasis with unique trees and serene natural beauty.

  • 3.

    Canton Waterfront Park

    Canton Waterfront Park

    This waterfront park provides views of Fort McHenry and is home to the Korean War Memorial.

  • 4.

    Sherwood Gardens

    Sherwood Gardens

    This privately-owned, 6-acre community park is famous for its tulip displays and Colonial Estates.

  • 5.

    Druid Hill Park

    Druid Hill Park

    Druid Hill Park is one of the first large established parks in the United States.

  • 6.

    Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory

    Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory

    Opened in 1888, this is the second oldest glass conservatory in the United States.

  • 7.

    Federal Hill Park

    Federal Hill Park

    Federal Hill Park is a small park that offers fantastic views of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

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