Permits & Reservations

The park is open seven days a week from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Programs are free to the public and do not require reservations. If you are planning a large group outing or field trip (25 people or more), please call and talk to one of our rangers at 301-839-1176.

Picnic areas are available near the parking lot on a “first come, first served” basis. There is no food for purchase in the park. Visitors can purchase drinking water in the park bookstory or refill bottles at the comfort station.

Seeking a special use or photography permit? Check out the National Capital Area Permits Office to learn about the permitting process for National Parks near Washington, DC.

Last updated: June 29, 2021

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6411 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill , MD 20745


301 839-1176

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