Things To Do

two people camping
Relax in the Urban Oasis of the Greenbelt Park, Maryland campground




Year Round Reservations
Relax in the Urban Oasis
Thirteen miles from the Washington Monument
Nine miles from the U.S. Capitol
Hot Showers and Bathrooms
Dump Station for RV's

fall colors in the Sweetgum Picnic Area in Greenbelt Park, Maryland, Sweetgum Picnic Area, Greenbelt Park- Fall Colors
Relax in the Urban Oasis--Fall Colors in the Sweetgum Picnic Area



Picnicking- Unreserved Picnic Area
24 people or less.
4 tables per group maximum.
Relax and enjoy a picnic in the Urban Oasis.
No entrance fee to the park.

Three people walking across the bridge in Greenbelt Park, Maryland
Come and enjoy the miles of trails at Greenbelt Park




Perimeter trail 5.3 miles
Trail begins at the entrance of the park. There are different access points throughout the park.

Azalea Trail- 1.2 miles
Parking available in the Sweetgum Picnic area
Bathroom facilities and picnic area also available in the Sweetgum Picnic area.

Dogwood trail- 1.5 miles
Parking lot available along Park Central Road.

Blueberry trail- 0.8 miles
Limited parking available at the Ranger Station.

The Park brochures (includes map) are available at the Greenbelt Park Ranger Station located near the campground.

NEW Greenbelt Park Junior Ranger Booklet
Greenbelt Park has a NEW Junior Ranger Booklet.  It is FREE and available at the Ranger Station near the campground.



For Kids

Get Outside.
Have Fun.
Earn a Junior Ranger badge with the completion of the Junior Ranger booklet.
Walk a trail with a ranger or parent/guardian.
Picnic tables and playground equipment in the Sweetgum Picnic Area.

leaves turning color in the Fall in the Sweetgum Picnic Area
GET OUT and PLAY.  Playground equipment and picnic tables are available in the Sweetgum Picnic Area. The 1.2 mile Azalea Trail also begins and ends at the Sweetgum Picnic Area.


Last updated: November 1, 2018

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Mailing Address:

6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770


(301) 344-3948

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