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20 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Detrick, MD (2021 Edition)
20 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Detrick, MD20 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Detrick, MD

20 Of the Best Things to Do Near Fort Detrick, MD (2021 Edition)

Introduction

Welcome to your new posting at Fort Detrick! The area offers a variety of exciting indoor and outdoor things to do on and near Fort Detrick for people of all ages. Below, each of the activities in the area has been organized into categories.

You can click any of the categories to jump to the section if you already know what you want to do around Fort Detrick.

(1-3) Golfing
(4-6) Gyms
(7-8) Movie Theaters
(9-10) Bowling Alleys
(11-13) Parks, Rivers, and Lakes
(14-18) Nearby Attractions
(19-20) Music and Arts

Suggested Read: Fort Detrick, MD: In-Depth Welcome Center

Things to Do Near Fort Detrick, MD

Be sure to take full advantage of the Fort Detrick MWR (Morale, Welfare and Recreation) program that offers a network of support and leisure activities and services.

Fort Detrick Golf Course

Frederick

1. Clustered Spires Golf Club

8415 Gas House Pike
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (301) 600-1295

Clustered Spires Golf Club is an 18-hole, 185-acre golf course that opened in 1991. This golf course has a restaurant and offers golf lessons.

Middletown

2. Richland Golf Club

50 Glenbrook Dr.
Middletown, MD 21769
Phone: 1 (301) 371-0400

Richland Golf Club is an 18-hole golf course with a restaurant that is open daily for lunch and dinner.

Myersville

3. Musket Ridge Golf Club

3555 Brethren Church Rd.
Myersville, MD 21773
Phone: 1 (301) 293-9930

Musket Ridge Golf Club is an 18-hole, 150-acre golf course with a practice facility and a clubhouse that houses a restaurant and a pro shop.

Fort Detrick Gym

Fort Detrick Gym

4. Fort Detrick Fitness Center

1507 Porter St.
Fort Detrick, MD 21702
Phone: 1 (301) 619-2498

Fort Detrick Gym boasts tennis courts, indoor and outdoor pools, intramural sports, cardiovascular equipment and free weights.

Frederick

5. Anytime Fitness

2405 Whittier Dr.
Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 1 (301) 668-2348

Anytime Fitness offers members access to the gym 24 hours a day. The gym boasts a wide variety of strength training machines, including cable machines, multi-stations, leg presses, bench presses and squat racks. Additionally, you can expect to find plenty of treadmills, ellipticals, free weights, racks, kettlebells, cable crossovers, rowing machines and a whole lot more.

6. Planet Fitness

1080 W. Patrick St.|
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 1 (301) 698-8110

Planet Fitness strives to create an environment where anyone is welcome, regardless of one’s fitness level. Like most gyms, Planet Fitness offers an array of cardio machines, free weights and various weight machines. Additionally, Planet Fitness allows “Black Card” members to bring a guest anytime, use of tanning machines, use of massage chairs, 50% off drink purchases and 20% off purchases at reebok.com.

Movie Theaters Frederick, MD

7. Warehouse Cinemas Frederick

1301 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 1 (240) 397-5000

Warehouse Cinemas Frederick offers the newest movie releases, reserved seating, Dolby Atmos sound and fully stocked concession stands.

8. Regal Westview & IMAX

5243 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
Phone: 1 (844) 462-7342

Regal Westview & IMAX offers 2D and IMAX theaters with stadium-style seating.

Fort Detrick Bowling Alleys

Fort Detrick Bowling Alleys

Frederick

9. Terrace Lanes

Terrace Lanes, 12 W College Terrace
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (301) 662-2777

Terrace Lanes has 36 lanes, a pro shop, a snack bar, a full service bar, video games and a whole lot more.

Walkersville

10. Walkersville Bowling Center

44 W Pennsylvania Ave.
Walkersville, MD 21793
Phone: 1 (301) 845-2244

Walkersville Bowling Center offers leagues, tournaments, youth programs, and a bar and grill with a variety of drink and food options.

Frederick Parks

11. Ballenger Creek Park

5420 Ballenger Creek Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 1 (301) 600-1646

Ballenger Creek Park offers guests multiple ball fields, grills, horseshoe pits, a nature trail, picnic tables and shelters, and more.

12. Ballenger Creek Dog Park

5420 Ballenger Creek Pike
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 1 (301) 600-2353

If you are looking for somewhere to let your dog off leash to get some exercise, look no further than Ballenger Creek Dog Park. The park sits on 4 acres, and there are two dog areas, as well as benches and water.

13. Baker Park

121 N. Bentz St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (301) 600-1492

Baker Park is a 58-acre space with walking and running paths, bike paths, playgrounds and a lake. Also, this park is pet-friendly.

Attractions Near Fort Detrick

 

Nearby Attractions

Monrovia

14. Adventure Park USA

11113 W Baldwin Rd.
Monrovia, MD 21770
Phone: 1 (301) 865-6800

Adventure Park USA boasts roller coasters, go-karts, mini-golf, a tilt-a-whirl, a super slide, a carousel, spinning teacups, bumper boats, a ropes course, a rock-climbing wall, bumper cars, an arcade and much more.

Frederick

15. @VR

5 Willowdale Dr., Unit B13
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (240) 651-0335

@VR offers nine virtual reality stations where you can enjoy over 40 games including sports, action and adventure, sightseeing and others.

16. Spinners Pinball Arcade

919 N. East St., Suite B
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: NA

Spinners Pinball Arcade boasts 25 classic arcade games, 25 pinball machines and four classic video game consoles for visitors to enjoy.

17. Fourth Dimension Fun Center

4725 Arcadia Dr.
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 1 (240) 651-0160

Fourth Dimension Fun Center offers guests bowling, laser tag, escape rooms, an arcade, a bar and dining room, and more.

Gaithersburg

18. City of Gaithersburg Water Park at Bohrer Park

512 S. Frederick Ave.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Phone: 1 (301) 258-6445

The City of Gaithersburg Water Park at Bohrer Park boasts large swimming pools, multiple water features and water slides.

Music and Arts Frederick, MD

Music and Arts Frederick, MD

19. Maryland Ensemble Theatre

31 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (301) 694-4744

Maryland Ensemble Theatre hosts plays, musicals and a variety of other live events.

20. Weinberg Center for the Arts

20 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 1 (301) 600-2828

Weinberg Center for the Arts hosts performances and events throughout the year, including concerts, comedy shows, book readings and more.

Conclusion

We hope this guide proves helpful as you get settled in and become more familiar with your new posting at Fort Detrick. As you can see from our list, there is a large variety of activities and attractions in and near Fort Detrick. So whatever your interests, or whether you prefer indoor or outdoor activities, there is certain to be something to keep you engaged and entertained.

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