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.
Metro subway information
The College Park-U of MD Metro station is about three miles from the park entrance.
It is located at the intersection of Paint Branch Parkway and River Road.
Driving directions from park
Remember to bring a flashlight to walk the trail back to the campground since sunset is occuring earlier each day. There are taxicabs waiting at the subway station as an alternative.
Parking is $4.25. There is not a parking fee charged on the weekends or holidays.
Here is a picture of the six story parking garage located next to the College Park, University of Maryland Metro subway station.
Walking directions from the College Park Metro to the Greenbelt Park campground
Did You Know?
that the Greenbelt Park (Md) campground hosted the Native American's Longest Walk II. The original Longest Walk was completed in 1978 as Native Americans protested the rights and conditions of the Native American communities.