Gilbert Run Park
Gilbert Run Park is located 8 miles east of La Plata on Route 6. Within this scenic wooded parkland are hiking and nature trails, picnic areas (grills and tables), picnic pavilions, playground areas, and fishing piers. The main attraction is a 60 acre fresh water lake which affords fishing, pedal boating, rowboating, canoeing and kayaking. Fishermen are able to catch bass, bluegill, trout and catfish. A boat ramp is also provided for your convenience (electric motors only). Also available to the public are fishing supplies, boat rentals and concessions.
Hours of Operation
Weekends Only: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
April 1 - August 31
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
November 1 - 3rd Weekend in November
Saturdays & Sundays: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Park closes for the season after the 3rd weekend in November.
(Walk-in use is permitted - please do not block gates)
For further information, call the park office at 301-932-1083.