Scrap Tire Playgrounds

The Maryland Department of the Environment, the Maryland Environmental Service, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and community volunteers were all involved in the preparation and construction of the scrap tire playgrounds.

The pre-construction planning takes several months and the site construction takes three days. Scrap tires are used in a variety of applications at the playgrounds such as the use of whole tires in the construction of playground equipment, scrap tire chips as ground cover and scrap tire matting in the safety surface material.

Click the navigation buttons on the left, for more information on scrap tire playgrounds at:

Allegany County Dan's Mountain State Park
Baltimore County Gunpowder Falls State Park and Patapsco State Park
Calvert County Calvert Cliffs State Park
Caroline & Queen Anne's County Tuckahoe State Park
Cecil County

Elk Neck State Park

Charles County​​ Smallwood State Park
Montgomery County​​ Seneca Creek State Park
Worcester County Milburn Landing Area of Pocomoke River State Park

For Maps of State Parks, go to the Department of Natural Resources Public Lands Web Page.

For further information, contact the Department's Scrap Tire Program.

Call 410-537-3314 or 800-633-6101 x3314.​​