• 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.

For Kids

The Sweetgum Picnic Area has two sets of playground equipment which are available on a first-come first-serve basis.

There are Reading Ranger programs scheduled on the weekends throughout the year.

Check the Schedule of Events for details.

Greenbelt Park has a Junior Ranger program. It consists of two sessions in the Summer. Each session is four days of environmental education and park programs during the Summer months. Contact the park for specific dates and signup packet.

Become a NPS WebRanger online at http://nps.gov/webrangers
As a WebRanger, you’ll learn what Park Rangers do to help protect our natural resources and our cultural heritage. You’ll also learn how Park Rangers observe and discover new things about our National Parks - things to share with visitors like you. You can help with caring for our parks, teaching others what you learn, and always observing and exploring your environment.

Did You Know?

a picture of President Harry Truman

Harry Truman was President when land was transferred from the Public Housing Authority to create Greenbelt Park, Maryland in 1950.