• 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 »

  • 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.

  • Fire Danger Watch

    The park is under a Fire Danger Watch. Do not leave fires unattended. Please make sure your campfire or grill is completely out. Please remember that all campfires must be contained in the grill.

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 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.