• Campers relaxing at their site

    Greenbelt

    Park Maryland

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground will reopen in mid April

    The Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground will reopen seven days a week 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. starting for National Park Week. (April 19-27) The Greenbelt Park Headquarters will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

  • Tick Alert

    Greenbelt Park has issued a tick alert. Ticks have been spotted on park staff and visitors. Please use precautions such as tick repellant. Click the following for more information on Ticks and tick prevention More »

Animals

Chipmunk Tamias striatus

Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis

Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans

White tailed Deer Odocoilieus virginianus

Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus

White-Footed Mouse Paramyscus leucopus

Red Fox Vulpes fulva

Beaver Castor canadensis

Raccoon Procyon lotor

Eastern Cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus

Woodchuck Marmota monax

Opossum Didelphis marsupialis

Skunk Mephitis mephitis

Brown bat Myotis lucifugus
 
picture of a buck in Greenbelt Park
Remember to please NOT feed the animals in Greenbelt Park. Feeding any animal will draw them to the roads and lead to many dangerous situations for deer and people. The park is a natural environment where deer can feed and live off the land.
 
a picture of a turtle
A turtle attempting to cross the road.
Please be careful while driving through Greenbelt Park.
 
A picture of a buck in Greenbelt Park, Md.
A white tailed buck in the forest.
Please be aware of white tailed deer while driving through Greenbelt Park.

Did You Know?

a picture of cars and tent trailers in the Laurel Picnic Area

Tents and trailers used the Holly and Laurel Picnic Areas before the Greenbelt Park campground was built. The camping areas in Greenbelt Park, Maryland were constructed in 1965 and 1966 as a part of Mission 66.