City Park

501 Virginia Ave.
Hagerstown, MD 21740- Map It
(301) 739-8577

AAA Editor Notes

City Park, 501 Virginia Ave., features trails, pavilions, a tennis court, chess tables and fountains. Lakes are home to fish, swans and other waterfowl as well as “The Fishing Lesson,” a bronze sculpture of two bears fishing—all of which enhance the scenic value of the park. The Peter Buys Band Shell hosts a variety of summer concerts; benches and lawn seating are available. Also on the grounds are the Hager House and Museum and the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (see separate attraction listings). The Hagerstown Railroad Museum (525 Highland Way) collection includes hundreds of items like signs and tools as well as eight cabooses, a pump car and a 1912 locomotive. Pets on leash are allowed. Picnicking is permitted.
Park free. Hagerstown Railroad Museum $2; $1 (ages 13-17 and senior citizens); 50c (ages 6-12).
Hours: Park open daily 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Park attendants are available Apr.-Oct.; restrooms may not be open the rest of the year. Hagerstown Railroad Museum open Fri.-Sat. 10-4, some Sun. noon-5, Apr.-Oct.; other times by appointment (with 48-hour reservations).