According to the United States Census Bureau, Clarksville is an unincorporated community in Howard County, Maryland, which is the second highest-earning county in the nation. The neighborhood is southwest of Baltimore and north of Washington, DC. Centennial Park, Robinson Nature Center, St. Louis Roman Catholic Church, Triadelphia Reservoir, Montrose, and Richland Farm are only a few of the must-see attractions.
Centennial Park is a 337-acre park that surrounds Centennial Lake. A 2.4-mile paved trail loop loops around the lake. During certain months of the year, boat rentals are open, as well as a public boat ramp. Centennial Park’s lake, field, wooded areas, and wetlands are home to a diverse range of wildlife. A buoy line prevents entry to a Wildlife Area on the lake, which provides a protected spawning area for fish and nesting sites for birds. Running, walking, and biking are all permitted on the loop around the lake.
The James and Anne Robinson Nature Center is an 18-acre park adjacent to the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area that offers nature education. The Center offers over 450 programs per year, including field trips, public programs, birthday parties, home schooling, and scouting. The James & Anne Robinson Foundation continues to fund the Center, which is owned and run by the Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks.
Triadelphia Reservoir is located on the Patuxent River, in Howard County and Montgomery County, Maryland near the town of Brookeville. The reservoir was created in 1943 by the construction of the Brighton Dam on the Patuxent