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    Greenbelt

    Park Maryland

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Fees & Reservations

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A picture of Recreational vehicles arriving at the campground fee booth
 
Greenbelt Park campground fee booth

Check in and register at the fee booth located at the entrance of the campground. When fee booth is closed, please use the self-registration brown envelope.
Cash and checks only.

The campground fee is $16.
Remember that 80% of the fees go to Greenbelt Park.

The campground is open all year round.
The campground is on a first-come, first serve basis in the offseason. Note that the campground has never filled up in the off-season.

Reservations are for Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend only.

The Greenbelt Park campground will accept cash or checks only.

 
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America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Annual Pass - Cost $80.
 

America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Annual Pass
This pass is available to the general public and provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of sale. The pass admits the pass holder/s and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas. (children under 16 are admitted free) The pass can be obtained in person at the park headquarters or by calling 1-888-ASK USGS, Ext. 1, or via the Internet at http://store.usgs.gov/pass

Greenbelt Park does not have an entrance fee so this pass is not applicable at Greenbelt.
 
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America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Senior Pass. - Cost $10.

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents age 62 or over. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launch, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

This pass does apply to the Greenbelt Park campground fee reducing the campground fee from $16 to $8.
 
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America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Access Pass - Free.

This is a lifetime pass for U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities. Documentation is required to obtain the pass. Acceptable documentation includes: statement by a licensed physician; document issued by a Federal agency such as the Veteran’s Administration, Social Security Disability Income or Supplemental Security Income; or document issued by a State agency such as a vocational rehabilitation agency. The pass provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free). The pass can only be obtained in person at the park. The Senior Pass provides a 50 percent discount on some Expanded Amenity Fees charged for facilities and services such as camping, swimming, boat launching, and specialized interpretive services. In some cases where Expanded Amenity Fees are charged, only the pass holder will be given the 50 percent price reduction. The pass is non-transferable and generally does NOT cover or reduce special recreation permit fees or fees charged by concessionaires.

This pass does apply to the Greenbelt Park campground reducing the fees from $16 to $8.
 
a picture of the Volunteer Pass
America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass – Volunteer Pass - Free

This pass is for volunteers acquiring 500 service hours on a cumulative basis. It provides access to, and use of, Federal recreation sites that charge an Entrance or Standard Amenity Fee for a year, beginning from the date of award. The pass admits the pass holder and passengers in a non-commercial vehicle at per vehicle fee areas and pass holder + 3 adults, not to exceed 4 adults, at per person fee areas (children under 16 are admitted free).
Learn about volunteer opportunities in Greenbelt Park under the Support Your park link on the left hand side.

Since this pass applies to entrance fees, this pass does not apply to Greenbelt Park since we do not charge an entrance fee.
 

The passes are available at the Greenbelt Park Headquarters Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Please call 301-344-3948 for more information.

For the former pass program passes:

Golden Eagle Passport and National Parks Pass and Golden Eagle Hologram
These passes have been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Annual Pass.

Golden Age Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Senior Pass

Golden Access Passport
This pass has been discontinued and replaced by the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass– Access Pass

All National Parks Passes, Golden Eagle, Golden Eagle Hologram, Golden Access and Golden Age Passports will continue to be honored according to the provisions of the pass. Only paper Golden Age and Access Passports may be exchanged free of charge for new plastic passes.

Definitions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may be found at http://store.usgs.gov/pass/general.html

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.