Sweetgum Picnic Area -unreserved picnic area

Open All Year 8:00 a.m. to Dusk

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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 25 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 Reserving a picnic area through recreation.gov

Special Programs: Any special event programs should contact permits office for permit process and approval.

Sweetgum Picnic Area
Sweetgum Picnic Area
Enjoy a Fall picnic in Greenbelt Park. Groups of 24 or less.

Last updated: September 29, 2022

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6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770


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