Unreserved Picnic Area

a picture of the Sweetgum Picnic area

The Sweetgum Picnic Area


Sweetgum Picnic Area
Open All Year
8:00 a.m. to Dusk
Phone 301-344-3948

Sweetgum Picnic Area is located near the entrance of the park.

Sweetgum Picnic Area is a first-come first serve picnic area. There are two sets of playground equipment, a baseball field with backstop, and a large field .

There is a limit of 4 tables and 24 people per group so that everyone may enjoy this area.

There are picnic tables and a restroom in this area.

If your group is larger than 25 people, you can reserve the reserved picnics areas (Holly and Laurel) available for large groups by clicking this and reserving a picnic area through Recreation.gov

Upon entering the park, proceed to the stop sign. Make a right hand turn and the Sweetgum Picnic Area is the first left.

Special Programs:
Any SPECIAL programs should contact the park headquarters for approval.
No organized sports or groups are allowed to use the Sweetgum Area field.

a picture of the Sweetgum Picnic Area in Greenbelt Park

The playground equipment in the Sweetgum Picnic Area at Greenbelt Park

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