McLean Central Park in McLean, VA, is a popular destination for people looking to enjoy the outdoors and escape the hustle and bustle of the DC metro area.  It’s a large park that covers hundreds of acres and has much to offer to those who make the trip. In addition, it’s located in the affluent McLean area, which is home to many large residences. Information can be found here.

McLean Central Park started as a 9-hole golf course in 1956. Over the last decade, it has expanded into a grand park with recreational opportunities for everyone. The layout consists of several different areas. See here for information about Bryn Mawr Park in McLean, VA: A Haven of Peace, Recreation, and Community.

The golf course is open year-round with a clubhouse, putting and chipping greens, and a driving range. It’s suitable for all levels of play. There’s a golf-only area for severe players. Numerous trails are scattered throughout the park. The courses are well-marked, and there are areas for birdwatching, wildflower viewing, and plant identification. The playgrounds come in all shapes and sizes, plus they’re equipped with plenty of slides and swings to keep the kids entertained.  The athletic courts are great for a game of basketball, tennis, or a pick-up game of softball.  There is also plenty of green space for frisbee, football, or a relaxing game of catch.