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    About Allen Pond
    Located in Prince George’s County, Maryland

    Allen Pond is located in Bowie, Maryland. Annapolis is 16 miles northeast, Washington D.C. is 19 miles west, and Baltimore is 37 miles northeast.

    MedStar Washington Hospital Center is 18 miles from Allen Pond, and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is 26 miles from Allen Pond.

    Life on the Water

    Allen Pond is located in a park of the same name, offering many outdoor amenities like basketball courts, a ball field, a fitness trail, playgrounds, trails. For on-the-water fun, residents and visitors enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Anglers can expect largemouth bass, rainbow trout, golden trout, bluegill, and crappie, among the most popular catches. Allen Pond is regularly stocked several times a year.

    Whether you want to spend the day fishing or renting a paddleboat for a ride, Allen Pond has something for everyone to enjoy.

    What's Nearby?

    Visit the Belair Mansion and learn all about the history of the mansion itself and the surrounding city. The Belaire Mansion was established circa 1745 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

    The NASA Goddard Visitor Center is the perfect place to go to learn about all things space and space exploration. There are several exhibits and even virtual tours. There is something for everyone of all ages to enjoy here!

    Six Flags America has several different roller coasters and games for everyone to enjoy. One of the best theme parks around, Six Flags America, is a must-stop attraction.

    Enjoy a bite to eat at one of the local hotspots like Old Bowie Town Grille, Blue Sunday Bar & Grill, or Nonna Angela’s Italian Bistro.

    Visit Baltimore

    The Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place is home to the iconic landmark that was the first of its kind dedicated to George Washington. You can climb up the tower for a view of the city or take a tour of the monuments gallery and learn about George Washington and our nation.

    Visit the Top of the World Observation Level and enjoy a breath-taking view of Baltimore. Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime view with friends and family.

    Port Discovery Children’s Museum has an abundance of exhibits and programs that are hands-on. This is the perfect place to learn all about the world around you.

    After a day exploring the city, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the city’s favorite spots like SoBo Cafe, Stanford Grill, or the Helmand.

    For the Lover of Nature

    Allen Pond is perfect for those seeking a calm lake experience while also being close to multiple major metropolitan cities.