We are so honored to have been a part of the Little Bennett Project!

Little Bennett Regional Park has received the top award for Open Space and Landscapes. This award was given through the Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Award Program, and we are thrilled to have contributed to the success of this project!

See the article here, or check out an excerpt below:

Little Bennett

“The delicacy with which these landscape architects executed their task is truly commendable. Their light touch and delicate restraint allow park visitors to create their own vision of the natural world. This is a truly enchanting place. ”

2017 Design Excellence Awards Jury

Little Bennett Regional Park Day Use Area

Clarksburg, MD

The Little Bennett Regional Park devotes about 65 acres to welcoming visitors with an overview of the natural and cultural interpretive opportunities of the park. The site includes convertible picnic tables, environmental art made of bamboo, a meadow restoration and a bioretention area situated next to parking.

Project Team:

  • Owner/Developer: Montgomery County Department of Parks | Park Development Division
  • Landscape Architect, Site Engineer: A. Morton Thomas and Associates, Inc.
  • Contractor: HMF Paving Contractors, Inc., Environmental Design and Construction, Capitol Flexi-Pave, LLC, Page Stonework and Landscape
  • Tree Preservation: Wetland Studies and Solutions, Inc.
  • Environmental Sculpture: Mark Parsons, Hyattstown Mill Arts Project
  • Furnishings: Jair Straschnow
  • Photography: Roger Foley


This project has already received recognition:  President’s Award from Potomac ASLA, and the Washington Post

See this project here: Little Bennett Regional Park