Camping for Scouts and Organized Groups

Campground A Loop is a Scout Loop and Organized Group Loop. We are also using C Loop as an Organized Group Site.
Please begin using Recreation.gov to book your Organized Group Sites.

Starting May 1, All Scout Troops and/or Organized groups can now book sites via recreation.gov

Click here for ONLINE Reservations.

Scouts are no longer required have a tour permit and proof of insurance.

You will choose the Organized Group Sites. Give your name and name of Organized group (Scout Troop 111, Pathfinders 200).
The payment must be made at the time of reservation.
The Organized group will need to pay by charge card or check at the time of the reservation. There are charges for cancellations and changes to reservations.

The Scout rate is $ 16.00 per site per night.
3 tents, 6 people and 2 vehicles are the maximum for each site.
For example, your troop has 50 people. You would need 9 sites. 9x16=$144 per night.

Questions? Call our Park Headquarters at 301-344-3948.
If you cannot make your scheduled weekend, please call recreation.gov to cancel your reservations.
All campground rules are in effect for the A Loop as well.
Please pick up a copy of the campground rules and regulations and share them with your troop.

Here are some of the guidelines for the campground:

3 tents, 6 people and 2 vehicles are the maximum for each site.

No attachments to the trees. It is prohibited to attach anything to trees, shrubs, or other plants. This includes clotheslines, hanging lanterns, or other items. Driving nails, axes or knifes into vegetation is prohibited.

Please park all vehicles on the asphalt pad. No wheels on the grass or dirt.

Please contain all fires in the grills and completely put them out before leaving the site.

Please use the reservation system.

Camping allowed in designated areas only.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Gathering of wood including dead wood on the ground and/or plant products is prohibited. We recommend that you bring in store bought firewood. Please do not bring in non-store bought firewood because of the Emerald Ash borer threat.

Check Out time is 12 NOON.

Use provided grills for fires. Clear the area surrounding the grill of any debris and always completely extinguish fires before leaving.

The Campfire Circle in Loop B is for use by permit only issued by park management.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. No generators or loud noise during this time. Wheels of all vehicles must remain on the pavement. This includes motorcycles, tent trailers, and RV's.

Pets must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your dog.

Campsites must be kept clean and neat. Please dispose of any trash in the dumpsters.

Please apply the Leave NO Trace principles to camping.

Camping is limited to 14 days per year.

Service sinks (utility) are located at each comfort station for dish washing. Do not use service sinks for bathing. Water spigots are provided throughout the campground. Bathing, washing or attaching hoses of any kind are not allowed at the spigots.

RV's may use the water at the dump station to fill self-contained tanks. Campers must provide container for any waste fluids. Waste fluids may be disposed at the dump station located in Loop C.

Digging and disturbing any natural or cultural feature is prohibited. This includes rocks, leaves, vegetation, wildflowers, animals etc.

Please help us maintain these valuable resources for generations to come.

Speed Limit is 15 MPH. Please observe all traffic regulations. Watch for children, bicyclists, pedestrians, and wildlife.

Bicycles are allowed on paved roads only. Bicycles are prohibited on the trails

Keep the bathroom clean and report any damage to the ranger or host.

Thank you for camping at Greenbelt Park.

 
a picture of the A Scout loop

Come enjoy the Scout Loop at Greenbelt Park

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