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    About Lake Roland
    Located in Baltimore County, Maryland

    Lake Roland is a 100-acre lake located in Towson, Maryland. Baltimore is 11 miles south, and Washington D.C. is 52 miles southeast.

    The closest location for emergency care is the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, less than two miles away. The Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is only 24 miles south.

    Lake Roland Park

    Lake Roland is nestled in a county park of the same name. There are plenty of outdoor activities for residents and visitors to enjoy, such as hiking trails, a dog park, and year-round nature programs.

    No motorized vehicles are allowed on the water, so residents take to paddlesports, such as canoeing or kayaking. Before you head out on the water, don't forget to grab your rod and reel! Anglers can expect to catch largemouth bass, common carp, and spotted bass.

    What's Nearby?

    Mount Washington Arboretum has several walking trails and features many native trees and plants. This location is a great place to take a relaxing walk or jog.

    The nearby Hampton National Historic Site boasts beautiful Georgian-style architecture to peruse. By the late 1700s, this mansion was possibly the largest private home in young America. The National Historic site tells the story of the Ridgley family, the slaves, and indentured servants that lived alongside them.

    After a long day exploring the city, grab a bite to eat at one of the local hotspots like Towson Tavern, The Peppermill, or Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill.

    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. There you can climb up the tower 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. The museum is a fantastic place to take the whole family!

    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

    Lake Roland is the perfect place for those looking for a secluded lake experience while also having close access to the city.