• Campers relaxing at their site

    Greenbelt

    Park Maryland

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Scout Loop Reservations

Tents in the Scout loop.
Advance reservations needed for the Scout Loop by calling the park
 

Campground A Loop is a Scout Loop.

All Scout Troops are required to call 301-344-3948 and reserve space in the Scout Loop portion of the campground throughout the year.
The Scout rate is $ 16.00 per site.
The payment must be made at the time of arrival. Complete a self registration envelope and place in the overnight deposit box located along the roadway next to the main bulletin board.

Scouts must have a tour permit and proof of insurance.
Please have the United States of America listed as the co-insurer of the time they are here at the campground.

Reservations are taken over the phone by calling 301-344-3948. Reservations cannot be made by email or the website.
We would appreciate that if you cannot make your scheduled weekend that you call the Park Headquarters.

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 including clotheslines.
Please contain all fires in the grills and completely put them out before leaving the site.
Keep the bathroom clean and report any damage to the ranger or host.
Apply the Leave No Trace principles to the campground.

Please help us preserve the campground for future Scout troops and future generations.

 
a picture of the Scout bathroom
Here is the Scout Loop Bathroom that includes showers
 
Scout ranger patch

The park also has service projects if your troop wants to contribute to the park.
An hour or two can help preserve this park for this and future generations.

Your troop can also earn a Scout Ranger certificate or Scout Ranger patch.
Click on the following link for details.

 
Boy Scouts painting picnic tables in the Scout Loop
Boy Scouts painting picnic tables in the Scout Loop. Thanks for the service project that improves the park and Scout Loop.

Did You Know?

a picture of a Native American tent in the Greenbelt Park campground

Greenbelt Park campground (located in Maryland) was closed in 1978 so that Native Americans could camp while in Washington, D.C. as a part of the Longest Walk that started in Sacramento, California. The walk was a part of Native Americans protest of how the government was treating Native Americans.