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GREENBELT CAMPGROUND, MD

Photo: GREENBELT CAMPGROUND
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
 

Overview

Greenbelt Campground is an urban oasis just 12 miles from Washington, D.C. This beautiful, wooded park is known for its safety, affordability, peaceful surroundings and National Park Service hospitality.

Natural Features:

Situated in suburban Maryland, Greenbelt Campground is forested with a pleasant mix of pine, oak and maple trees, which give way to a colorful autumn season. Mountain Laurel blooms throughout the park in May.

Still Creek flows through the site, where deer and chipmunks are commonly seen.

Recreation:

Ten miles of hiking trails meander through Greenbelt Park, including Perimeter, Azalea, Dogwood and Blueberry Trails.

Sweetgum Picnic Area is located 1.5 miles from the campground, with playground equipment and public picnic tables.

Facilities:

This quiet campground has paved roads and parking spurs, which provide good access for cars and RVs alike.

The site contains flush toilets, drinking water, showers and a dump station. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring.

Nearby Attractions:

Greenbelt Campground is surrounded by a myriad of fun and interesting attractions. Washington, D.C. and its famed historic sites are just 12 miles from Greenbelt. Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens are 8 miles away. Goddard Space Flight Center is 3 miles from the park and the City of Greenbelt is 1 mile away.

The Washington, D.C. Metro Transit System can be accessed 1.5 miles from the park, and major shopping centers are located within 1/2 mile away. Click here for a complete listing of attractions.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
  • Showers
Know Before You Go
  • There are no water or electrical hookups at this facility
  • Two vehicles and three tents are allowed per site
  • Caution: There is a serious tick issue in the park so please take precautions and use tick repellant
  • Rangers and/or campground hosts are available for assistance
  • Ranger Station hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; If you arrive after 4:00pm, please self-register
  • Credit cards are not accepted on-site; Cash or check only
  • For more information, call 301-344-3944 or click here to visit the official park website
  • The campground is open year round with reservations available during the summer season.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.98389, -76.89333
38°59'2"N, 76°53'36"W

From I-95/495 (Capital Beltway), take Exit 23 Kenilworth Avenue south (Route 201) to Greenbelt Road East (Route 193). The park entrance is a quarter mile down Greenbelt Road on the right. The park address is 6565 Greenbelt Road.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

GREENBELT CAMPGROUND
6565 GREENBELT ROAD
GREENBELT MD 20770

Phone Number:

Information: (301)344-3948
Park Headquarters open Monday through Friday 301-344-3948