Schooley Mill Park
12975 Hall Shop Road
Highland, MD 20777
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This park was funded in part by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Program Open Space Grants.
Schooley Mill Park offers a wide variety of habitats including wetlands, woodlands, and meadows. Wildlife thrive in these meadows that are maintained in a natural state to provide food, cover, and nest sites. This hidden gem is a peaceful place to relax and enjoy nature. Peer into the stream to see minnows, crayfish, frogs, and turtles. 4.6 miles of trails provide an excellent way to discover the natural side of Schooley Mill Park. The park also includes 3 ball diamonds, 2 basketball courts, the county's only regulation-sized cricket field, an indoor facility (permit required), 4 tennis courts and 3 equestrian rings (available on a first-come, first-served basis unless previously reserved). The park is open 7 am to dusk, or as posted. Personal grills and hibachis are not permitted. Park regulations prohibit hunting, firearms, and alcoholic beverages. Leashed pets are allowed in the park but not in picnic or sports areas.
Things to Remember
Help to keep your parks beautiful -- please take your trash and recyclable items home. Take only pictures and leave only footprints.
Dog droppings may attract disease-harboring pests, and even a friendly dog can scare the birds, wildlife and park visitors. Clean up after your dog and keep it leashed; it's the law.
All of our parks are inhabited by a wide variety of wildlife such as deer, snakes, fish, rabbits, insects and birds. Please do not disturb them; remember, this is their home.