Click here to apply for the Volunteer Campground Host for Greenbelt Park.
The quickest way is to type in Greenbelt, Maryland, National Park Service, and Campground Hosts. Volunteer.gov/gov will then show our campground host opportunities.
The Greenbelt campground is located in Greenbelt, Maryland located 13 miles from the White House. Greenbelt is in the Maryland suburbs. The park has over 1100 acres and is termed as an urban oasis. The campground has 174 sites with hot showers and bathroom facilities. The host receives electric, sewer, and water hookups in exchange for host duties. Host duties include doing a patrol in the park at dusk locking two gates and patrolling through the campground to greet campers. There is NO law enforcement duties, bathroom cleanup or fee collection in the host position at Greenbelt. The ranger staff is on duty until 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. in the Summer. The host position usually lasts three to four months depending on the park and host needs.
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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.