• Campers relaxing at their site

    Greenbelt

    Park Maryland

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • 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 »

  • Fire Danger High Warning

    The park is under a fire danger high warning. There are very dry conditions. Please be aware of any wind conditions that could carry ashes from your contained fire in the grill. As always, please make sure your campfire is completely put out!

  • 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.

Plants

Common Wildflowers at Greenbelt Park

Please remember to look and enjoy but leave for others to enjoy as well.

Take pictures but leave only footprints.

Acrum family

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Barberry family

May-apple (Podophyllum peltatum)

Bean Family

Red Clover (trifolium pratense)

White Clover (Triffolium repens)

Common Vetch (Vicia angutifola)

Bluebell Family

Indian Tobacco (Lobelia inflata)

Buckwheat Family

Pennsylvania Smartweed (Polygonum pensylvanicum)

Lady's Thumb (Polygonum persicaria)

Arow leaved Tearthumb (Ploygonum sagittatum)

Knotweed (Ploygonum aviculare)

Cashew Family

Staghorn Sumac (Rhus trypina)

CatTail Family

Common Cattail (Typha latifolia)

Clubmoss Family

Groundpine (Lycopodium digitatum)

Composite Family

Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)

Common Chickory (Chichorum digitatum)

Tickseed Sunflower (Bidens polyplepis)

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Did You Know?

a picture of a statue of Frederick Douglass

Greenbelt Park (located in Maryland) is a part of National Capital Parks East. NCP East consists of parks including Fort Washington, Oxon Hill Farm, Frederick Douglass Historic Site, Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and Mary McLeod Bethune House.