Rides on the Halloween-themed train and carousel have been canceled for the rest of the season.
Hurricane Sandy brought an untimely end to the Halloween-themed train and carousel at Wheaton Regional Park. Due to damage from the storm, rides on the 'Haunted Train' and 'Creepy Carousel' have been canceled for the rest of the season, according to an update on the Wheaton Train and Carousel Facebook page. Anyone who had booked train rides for Tuesday or Wednesday should have their money returned to their ParkPASS account, according to the Facebook update. Did you get to ride the train or carousel before they closed? Share your photos on Patch.
Enjoy the holiday at one of these parks in the Wheaton area.
The weather is looking beautiful for this holiday weekend, so why not spend some time outside? For your convenience, Patch has compiled a list of hours for Montgomery County Parks in the Wheaton area: - Brookside Gardens Visitors Center — Open all weekend including Memorial Day, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The “Wings of Fancy” Exhibit will be open all weekend including Memorial Day, 10 a.m – 4 p.m. - Wheaton Train & Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park– Open all weekend. May 26-27, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; May 28, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. - Wheaton Tennis will offer a 50 percent discount on court time (for $7.50 /hour) on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. Contact Wheaton Tennis in advance to make a reservation in order to receive the discount. Closings: - Brookside Nature …
Ways to celebrate in local parks.
Did you know we're already half-way through Park and Recreation Month? Here's where you can enjoy local parks nearby - including two money-saving deals.