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Heavy Metal Playground


Tons of heavy metal of the big rig variety is patiently waiting for you on the grounds of Family Recreation Park, located in Frederick, Maryland! That’s right, your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to climb aboard the coolest diggers awaits you at Heavy Metal Playground!

Fun for children and adults 8-years of age and up, with a Mini Playground for kiddos 4-years and up, the playground is home to plenty of big equipment for individuals to dig, push, scoop, and even play games on!

After a safety introduction, children and adults can get comfy in the air-conditioned seat of their chosen digger and the Heavy Metal crew will talk you through everything you need to know via a headset! Plus, children 8- to 11-years of age are booked in smaller groups to ensure that the playground guides have an opportunity to make sure their visit is the safest, and the most fun!

Visitors should note that visits must be scheduled in advance here.

The Heavy Metal Playground is located at Family Recreation Park, which can be found at 21036 National Pike, Frederick, MD 21702.

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