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General Getty Neighborhood Park

10000 Woodland Ave,
Wheaton, MD 20902
Great for Portraits
and in our standard portraits service area.

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Located in Wheaton, Maryland, General Getty Neighborhood Park has been a part of the local community for several decades. Established in the late 20th century, this unpretentious park was created to offer an accessible green space for families and individuals to gather and relax. While it is a fairly typical municipal nature park with walking trails and picnic tables, it has a few features that make it a suitable choice for family and individual portraits, as well as headshots for local professionals.

The park’s history is relatively unremarkable, having been named after General Getty and developed by the local government to serve the community’s need for a local outdoor space. Over the years, it has undergone several modest improvements, often with input from the community.

General Getty Neighborhood Park may not be the most picturesque or unique location, but it does provide some basic settings for portrait photography. With an interesting playground for children and a small, nicely maintained garden area, the park offers a humble backdrop for family and individual portraits. The pergola structure in the garden also adds an interesting element to photographs and can add geometric interest to the background of headshots.

It should be noted that the park can be quite busy at times, with various visitors such as families enjoying picnics or joggers passing through the trails. This can make the atmosphere less serene for portrait sessions, so it may be beneficial to visit the park during off-peak hours, such as early morning or late afternoon.

General Getty Neighborhood Park

10000 Woodland Ave
Wheaton, MD 20902
301-495-2595

Portrait Permits & Costs

Permit Required:
No
Portraits Service Area:

General Getty Neighborhood Park isĀ in our standard portraits service area.

Events:

Event Bookings:
No
Location Type:
Best from:
April – November

Parking info:

Street parking is typically available on Belvedere Blvd, heading west toward the park. Parking may also be found on Woodland Dr, or Hilton Dr.

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