Helpful Contact Numbers


  • Police/Fire/Medical Emergency 911
  • Police Non-Emergency/Animal Control 301-279-8000
  • Poison Control 800-222-1222
  • Wheaton Police Station 240-773-5500 (call this number if 911 doesn’t work)
  • Burtonsville Fire Department 240-773-4715 (call this number if 911 doesn’t work)
  • Call the Montgomery County customer service hotline at 311 if you want to ask questions about County services/facilities or report issues like potholes or broken signs/streetlights 

Utility and Service Contact Numbers


  • B&B Refuse (trash collection) 301-831-6732 (Ask for the Good Hope Estates discount if you live in the Good Hope Estates subdivision)

  • WSSC (water main break) 301-206-4002

  • Washington Gas (gas leak) 800-752-7520

  • PEPCO (downed power line) 877-737-2662

  • BGE (gas leak/downed power line) 800-685-0123 

Playgrounds and Parks


  • Spencerville Park (15701 Good Hope): Basketball, Tennis, Cricket, & Playground

  • Hopefield Park (1712 Hopefield): shaded playground w/ slides, swings, and monkey bars

  • Wembrough Park (15400 Wembrough): Basketball, playground, and walking path to stream

Walking Trails


  • Cloverly Trail (West end of Rainbow Dr): bike/walk to Cloverly Elementary School

  • Maydale Conservation Park (accessible via trail across from Hopefield Park): a hidden gem with trails, ponds, wetlands, fish ladders, and a future Nature Center. The Parks Department hosts regular events there; register at