Greenbelt Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

The Greenbelt campground is known for its safety, affordability, peaceful surroundings in an urban setting, and National Park Service hospitality. The campground is located in suburban Maryland just ten miles from Washington, D.C.. We are 1.5 miles to the Washington D.C. Metro Rapid Transit System. There are major shopping centers within 1/2 mile of the park. Geography: The campground is in suburban Maryland located in Greenbelt, Maryland just twelve miles from Washington, D.C. Recreation: There are ten miles of hiking trails The Sweetgum Picnic area, located about one and a half miles from the campground, has playground equipment and public picnic tables. Nearby Attractions: Washington, D.C., 12 miles Annapolis, Md 26.1 miles Baltimore Md 32 miles

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Showers


Peak Season
May 20 2010 -
Sep 07 2010
Walk In Season
Sep 08 2010 -
May 19 2011
Peak Season
May 20 2011 -
Sep 07 2011

Alerts and Important Information There are no water or electrical hookups. Quiet hours are from 10pm to 6am There are two vehicles and three tents allowed per site. There is a serious tick issue in the park so please use precautions and use tick repellant. The campground is open all year round and reservations are available on this reservation system from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Please call the park at 301-344-3944 for more information. The Ranger Station hours are 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.. After 4:00 p.m. , please self register. Rangers and/or Campground Hosts are available for assistance at all times. The official park website is We look forward to your stay with us. Credit cards are not accepted onsite at the campground. We only accept cash or cheque.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 15 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Greenbelt
Campground Phone: 301-344-3948
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Greenbelt (near College Park), MD
Phone: 301-344-3948

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More About Greenbelt Campground

Greenbelt is a campground located in College Park, Maryland. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -76.89333 latitude, and -76.89333 longitude into your GPS device.

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