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Best Paintball Arenas Near Washington DC

June 22, 2013 8:00 AM

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Enjoy a game of tag and zap your target with a colorful splat of harmless paint. Paintball is quickly becoming the recreational sport of choice for those who enjoy an exhilarating game of cat and mouse in the great outdoors. Treat the kids, and your inner kid, to a fun game at one of these great venues.

Hogback Mountain Paintball
20267 Hogback Mountain Road
Leesburg VA, 20175
(703) 777-0057
www.hogback.net

Go hog wild at Hogback Mountain Paintball. Have your pick of over 14 unique courses spread out over more than 70 acres. Courses are designed for both recreational and professional players who can choose from woodsball, attack and defend, speedball and scenario games based on a storyline or theme. With so many different courses and so much space, each visit can feel fresh and new. Walk-ons are welcomed any time of day. Since entry is a flat fee

Pev’s Paintball
39835 New Road
Aldie, VA 20105
(703) 327-7640
www.pevs.com

Founded by Mike “Pev” Peverill in 1993, Pev’s has become the #1 paintball retailer and park in the nation. Pev’s paintball war games involve capture the flag, where friends, coworkers and everyone in the family can join in an exciting game of trying to seize the flag of the opposing team while avoiding being tagged. Games take place on natural-terrain fields complete with obstacles, buildings and compounds, barricades and man-made bunkers. Built from the ground up specifically for paintball games, the park stretches across 48 acres and is equipped with a town of over 25 buildings, a fortress, rock fields with caves, arena fields with inflatable obstacles and two fields of artificial turf. This elaborate and creative environment is sure to entertain even the most experienced paintball pro.

Torrid Paintball Sports
Village Quarters Office Suites
19510 Club House Road
Montgomery Village, MD 20886
(301) 528-4155
www.torridpaintball.com

With a staff possessing more than 25 years of experience in the paintball industry,Torrid Paintball Sports is a family owned and operated one-stop shop for paintball supplies and field play. The establishment is stocked with everything needed for paintball play including air systems, paintballs, goggles, markers, hoppers and accessories. Once you’re equipped with all your paintball gear, you can head on down to the field located just 10 minutes from the store in Clarksburg. Torrid Paintball also hosts private, catered and kid-friendly paintball events.

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Paintball Sportsland
Paintball and Airsoft Field
10418 Old Liberty Road
Frederick, MD 21702
(301) 898-1100
www.paintball-sportsland.com

Paintball Sportsland reminds you that paintball isn’t fun just for individual players, but great for corporate team building, corporate challenges, company picnics, college fraternities, reunions and birthday parties. Games run year-round, rain or shine. Once you’ve tired yourself out on the paintball field and worked up an appetite, cold beverages are on hand for purchase and pizza delivery is even available if desired. So gather your friends, family or coworkers for an adrenaline-filled game.

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Paintball Sports & Supply
3020 Mountain Road, Suite 1A
Pasadena, MD 21122
(410) 439-0039
www.paintballsportsandsupply.com

Stock up on paintball supplies and enjoy your next adventure at this fun paintball spot. The paintball fields, located in Pasadena Paintball Park, stretch out over seven fun and challenging courses populated with a slew of structures which include a power plant, fuel depot, bio lab, machine shop, hospital, train station and even a city hall. Lose yourself in a whole make-believe world as you hunt for the opposing team while trying to avoid getting tagged.

Kevin Don Porter is the author of MISSING — a mystery novel available May 7, 2013. Visit his website at www.kevindonporter.com..

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