National Public Lands Day

volunteers repairing a bridge in Greenbelt Park, Maryland
volunteers working a bridge in Greenbelt Park, Maryland.
National Public Lands Day was celebrated on Saturday September 3o at Greenbelt Park. The day started with the National Park Conservation Association and Greenbelt Park partnering on a volunteer event. Over 50 volunteers worked on trail maintenance projects and a bridge repair projects from 9:00 a.m. to 12 Noon.
The day continued with a park ranger presentation on the Animals of Greenbelt at 2:00 p.m.in the Sweetgum Picnic Area.
The day concluded with a ranger talk, American Graffiti soundtrack and the film underneath the stars in the Sweetgum Picnic Area.
Below is a Photo Gallery of the NPLD volunteer events.
 
 

Greenbelt Park will be hosting National Public Lands Day on Saturday September 30, 2017.

Volunteers will meet at the Sweetgum Picnic Area at 8:45 and begin the projects at 9:00 a.m.
Pre-registration is required for all volunteers. We are working with our partner- National Park Conservation Association. Register via Event Brite- Sign up and make a difference for the 2017 National Public Lands Day !

National Public Lands Day is the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy.
Greenbelt Park will be working on trail improvement projects, painting our comfort stations, and cleaning up the campground.

It is also a day to discover Greenbelt Park and its amenities.
Greenbelt Park has nine miles of trails and a 174 site campground.


A FREE movie will be shown at night in the Sweetgum Picnic Area.

Health, Family, Fun, Stewardship.
The four our key values and what National Public Lands Day is all about. It is only natural to encourage more families to get active outside and on public lands.

Volunteerism is only one component of National Public Lands Day.
Come discover Greenbelt Park through the nine miles of trails, exercise fitness trail, picnic areas with playground equipment and the 174 site campground of Greenbelt Park. (Note there is a $20 fee to use the campground)

Greenbelt Park is a unit of the National Park Service. Unlike many National Parks, Greenbelt Park does not charge an entrance fee.

 
a picture of a 1932 car

September 30 -It's FREE Movie Night at the Sweetgum Picnic Area.
Ranger Talk 7:45 p.m.
Movie begins at 8:15 p.m.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: October 5, 2017

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