Things to do before going out hiking or walking the trails:
Check the weather.
Use tick or insect repellant since we are in the Mid Atlantic region. Conduct a tick check and shower when you get back home.
Carry cell phone just in case of emergency GREE Emergency number USPP 301-344-4250.
Wear the correct foot apparel.
Have a map and know where you are going.
Recreate Responsible and have a great walk!
Greenbelt Park has re-opened in a limited fashion, due to the safety issues of the on-going construction project to rebuild and repave the 1960s park infrastructure.
All roads and parking lots remain closed to visitors. Picnic areas, campground, comfort stations, and playgrounds are also closed. No restroom facilities are available. The pedestrian trails are open to visitors. Social distancing and wearing facial masks is recommended for safety. Parking is available on the public street on Walker Drive or Capitol Drive across MD 193, Greenbelt Road from the park entrance. Please exercise caution in crossing this busy thoroughfare: cross only at crosswalk and obey traffic signals.”
Walk the Azalea Trail through the forest of Greenbelt Park. (1.2 miles)
Park across the street , pick up a park brochure with trail maps and descriptions included in the brochure) enjoy a 1.2 mile walk. Since the park roads are closed, the Azalea trail can be accessed via the Perimeter Trail. There is signage to help you find the way.
Walk the Perimeter Trail through the forest of Greenbelt Park. (5.2 miles)
Park across the street, pick up a brochure at the park headquarters, and walk to the entrance of the park to begin the Perimeter Trail at the beginning. There is signage to help you find the way.
Last updated: June 25, 2020