Greenbelt Park Campground

Greenbelt Park Campground Rules and Regulations

The mission of Greenbelt Park is to provide overnight camping facilities to meet the needs of individuals, families and groups visiting the Nation’s Capitol by providing a program of day use reservation, picnicking, and interpretation, and to preserve the area’s natural and pleasant environment.

The proximity of the park to the Nation’s Capitol brings numerous international as well as national visitors to the campground and the rest of the park.

Due to Security Concerns, Campers cannot have any letters or packages sent to the park and campground. Please contact the Greenbelt Post Office at 301-345-1722. The Greenbelt Post Office is located at 7600 Oral Glen Drive. (It is at the corner of Oral Glen Drive and Hanover Parkway.

Camping fee is $16.00 per night per site.

Fee is $8.00 for Golden Age, Golden Access, and the America the Beautiful Senior pass card holders.

Pay by cash, money order or check.

Please use the reservation system (May 22 - September 2) if you need to use a credit card.

Camping allowed in designated areas only.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

A maximum of 3 tents, 2 vehicles, and 6 people are permitted per site.

It is prohibited to attach anything trees, shrubs, or other plants. This includes clotheslines, hanging lanterns, or other items. Driving nails, axes or knifes into vegetation is prohibited.

Check Out time is 12 NOON.

Use provided grills for fires. Clear the area surrounding the grill of any burnable debris and always completely extinguish fires before leaving.

The Campfire Circle in Loop B is for use by permit only issued by park management.

Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. No generators or loud noise during this time. Wheels of all vehicles must remain on the pavement. This includes motorcycles, tent trailers, and RV’s.

Pets must be leashed at all times. Please clean up after your dog in respect to others.

Campsites must be kept clean and neat. Please dispose of any trash in the dumpsters.

Please apply the Leave NO Trace principles to camping.

Camping is limited to 14 days per year.

Service sinks (utility) are located at each comfort station for dish washing. Do not use service sinks for bathing. Water spigots are provided throughout the campground. Bathing, washing or attaching hoses of any kind are not allowed at the spigots.

RV’s may use the water at the dump station to fill self-contained tanks. Campers must provide container for any waste fluids. Waste fluids may be disposed at the dump station located in Loop C.

Digging and disturbing any natural feature is prohibited. This includes rocks, leaves, vegetation, wildflowers and animals.

Please help us maintain these valuable resources for generations to come.

Speed Limit is 15 MPH. Please observe all traffic regulations. Watch for children, bicyclists, pedestrians, and wildlife.

Bicycles are allowed on paved roads only. Bicycles are prohibited on the trails

a picture of a shower in the Greenbelt Park campground.
The Greenbelt Park campground has hot showers and bathroom facilities.
a picture of the Grenebelt Park ranger station
The Greenbelt Park Ranger Station located near the entrance of the campground
Bathroom in campground
A picture of inside the bathroom facilities

Starting March 1,Click here for Summer campground Reservations.
Reservations are being taken from May 22nd through September 4th.
We use so you will be directed to their website for Greenbelt Park campground

Spring break and Cherry Blossom campground visitors.
The Campground has 174 sites. We have never filled up during the Spring and the Cherry Blossom time period so you can feel comfortable about space availability in the Greenbelt Park campground.

The campground fee is $16.00 per night.

There is a 50% discount ($8.00) for Golden Age ,Golden Access, America the Beautiful Senior Pass and America the Beautiful Access card holders.

Click here for more information on the passes

The Greenbelt Park campground offers 174 campground sites with hot showers and bathroom facilities. Park rangers and campground hosts are available to enjoy your camping experience.
There are no electrical or water hookups available.
There are hot showers, bathroom facilities and a dump station available to registered campers.

The campground is open all year round.

Before the Memorial Day weekend and after the Labor Day, the campground is on a
first-come, first-serve basis.

Note that the campground has 174 sites so we have never filled up in the offseason.

We have plenty of availability.

Reservations are available from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

Click here to see pictures of the campground.

There is a three tents, six people and two vehicle maximum per site.

If you need to occupy two sites because of the length of your RV and towed vehicle, you will need to pay for two sites.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770


(301) 344-3944
Park Ranger Station near the campground

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