Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground closed until Further Notice
The Greenbelt Ranger Station near the campground is Closed until further notice. 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.
Wednesday night practice bicycle races
Greenbelt Park has been the host for the Practice Bicycle races for 33 years. It is now the longest practice bicycle races in the country. They are not here for a casual bike ride through the park. It's a Tour de France style type of race where the competitive juices flow.
The races are scheduled for May through August on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The course is a 1.4 mile loop with 1 corner on the perimeter roadway of the Park.
Did You Know?
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.