Greenbelt Park has issued a tick alert warning. Ticks have been spotted on park staff and visitors. Please use precautions such as tick repellant while visiting the park. Click the following for more information on Ticks and tick prevention. More »
Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground closed until June 1
The Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground is Closed until June 1 for repairs. The Greenbelt Park Headquarters will be open seven days a week from 8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Visitors to the campground can stop by the Park Headquarters for assistance.
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?
The Greenbelt Park (located in Maryland)campground was built as part of Mission 66-the 50th birthday park improvement project of the National Park Service. The Greenbelt Park campground is just thirteen miles from the White House.