Greenbelt, Maryland

Greenbelt Park

Greenbelt, Maryland



Greenbelt, Maryland
Phone: (301) 344-3948

Sites: 174
Recent Rate: $8 10/2014

Latitude: 38.9954065328229
Longitude: -76.8945980072021

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

17 Reviews

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Interior of park continues to be infested with massive amounts of ticks in 2013. We kept our dog inside our RV except for potty breaks, and she still got multiple ticks on leg and under ear flap, even with Frontline Plus II. Tree limbs need to be pruned and trimmed back away from the roads, continues to be a problem in 2013, too. Good AT&T iPhone signal. Virgin Mobile Wi-Fi card service too weak to use inside this park. The only thing about this park that brings us back is the location. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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RonMill

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2012 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed one night, $8 with Senior Pass. Very nice campground, good hosts. This is not a well known campground. Right near highway. Hiking trails which are kept up. No amenities. Helicopters stopped around 7:30. Bathrooms were heated (no showers), hot water. But, as others have indicated, they are in need of an upgrade. Water available. We will probably stay here on our way back to MA because it's really like camping without the frills. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Too many ticks. They have not fixed the problem in years. We live across the street in heavily wooded Old Greenbelt, and there are no ticks like here. Too many low branches sticking into loop roads and campsites. Management needs to trim more. Most of the sites are unlevel. Beautiful park and great location and price. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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cherrytree

Review Count: 40
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

With other nearby RV parks charging upwards of $70 a night, this conveniently located park is a steal. Big rigs can fit in the D loop, and the park is not at all crowded. This is a beautiful wooded park, and campground is about 2.5 miles deep into the park. But all city conveniences are located just outside the entrance. Most RVers apparently are turned off by the lack of any hook-ups. However the park is well shaded, so we didn't even need air conditioning. You can run your generator til 10pm. A dump/refill station is available. Self-register and pick a site. A mile walk to public transportation. We stayed 6 days and that wasn't even long enough to take in all the free museums and attractions in D.C. Free concerts every night at the Kennedy Center. The park has a 14 day limit. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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earlymun

Review Count: 64
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2011 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate quoted is with National Parks Senior Pass. This is Washington DC's best kept secret. Park police training facility on site so good security. Good air TV signal. Good Verizon phone & data. No reservations available or needed. This is our 5th time here. We stayed a week. About 2 miles to two different transit stations. Dump station and water available. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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Leedy

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice rustic campground. Easy to spot deer. Easy access off beltway. Pretty good big rig access in the D loop. We have a 40 motorhome and I don't like tree limbs touching it. The dump station is located in the C loop and the trees were not trimmed very well in that loop. We only stayed two nights so we did not use the dump station. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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earlymun

Review Count: 64
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

Price with Senior Pass. Water and dump is available. Sites paved but not real level. Great cell and Verizon data. About 2 miles from transit stations. Never crowded in spring or fall (haven't tried it in summer). This is our forth time here and will always come back due to the reasonable price. No reservations needed. Stayed one week this time. One bath has a shower. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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bestestes

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

We are travelling in a self contained bus and were quite pleased with this campground. Dry camping, sewer dump and drinking water included in fee, access for our 45' bus without problems, we used site 111 loop D, and moved in and out with ease. Dump station is in the back of loop C. Pick site, then pay and register, first come first served. Lots of ticks and chiggers when we visited, but close to Washington, and no problems driving to the city with our family of 9 (cheaper than the Metro). 2 and 3 hours free street parking on the mall nearest the Capitol. Free city parking in East Potomac Park lot, near the Lincoln Memorial- about a 12-15 min walk to the national mall. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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univmd

Review Count: 97
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Great campground for a dry campground. Perfect location, close to DC and everything. Price was great. No hookups, but there are sewer dump and fresh water fill. We were able to get our 43 ft. motorhome in. Sites are asphalt paved. Most are unlevel. But ours was perfectly level. Just look around for a level one. Check-in was self-check-in, just drop the money in the box. There are ticks, so just be aware and remove whenever you see one on your body or dog. Bathrooms do need to be updated, very old, and dead bugs. But for the location, the price, the paved RV pad, and the perfect levelness of our particular site, the campground gets a 9. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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Wind Rider

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

We went to this park during Memorial Day weekend. The Campground Hosts were wonderful and very helpful. During the weekend, the showers and bathrooms were filthy but on the Monday and Tuesday they were much cleaner. The shower curtains were moldy and the plumbing needed work. There was a posted warning about ticks and chiggers and they were not kidding. Every evening that I was outside I came in with at least six of the critters on me until I started soaking myself in deet. The park is a lovely gem so close to DC but the bathrooms and the critters made it less then pleasant to stay here. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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dcrobson

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2010 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here at the beginning of February, had snow on the ground! Only one or two other campers in the whole park. Used it as a base for going into Smithsonian and other DC sites. One day took the Metro train in from nearby station and parked car at station. Next day drove the car into capital area. Nice wooded campground with good buffer between other roads. Various stores and grocery choices just outside the park. Right off highway. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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Oldtymeflyr

Review Count: 11
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2009 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a good campground. Normal Forest Service spacing of sites. The rest rooms were clean and warm. A nice campground for the DC area. Yes, we would stay again. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Truck Camper.

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taylorhurley

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2009 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

As others have said, if you can dry camp this is a real find. It is so close to everything, but when you return from sightseeing, etc. you are in a quiet, green wonderland. Very safe, very cheap (especially with our Sr. discount). And having such wonderful hiking trails (and biking) right there was an extra treat. Given that the nearest private campground (albeit with full hookups) was $55 per night, we were VERY happy here. And we got good TV via our digital antenna box, both had strong cellphone signals, and even got "three bars" on our air card for computer internet. The only complaint was that the restrooms are very plain - pretty clean but very basic. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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gsnakehill

Review Count: 316
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 21

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Some loops they reserve for groups like the boy scouts etc. Loops A and D were open on this June weekend so it was not full but they do take reservations non site specific from Memorial Day to Labor Day. No hookups of any kind but at least one restroom in each loop has a shower. The NPS needs to put some money into redoing the bathrooms etc but that is the only complaint I have. We camped there for two nights. This was during the heatwave and though it was hot it was not unbearable staying there. Very shaded with some nice breeze blowing through. Saw one raccoon and we had deer in our campsite during most of the day they are not afraid at all. There are picnic areas in this park and a number of nice walking trails. Off of loop D there is a trail that goes to the Greenbelt Metro to hop into DC. It is about a mile to walk there. This park is amazing – it has over 1100 acres and it is just 12 miles from downtown DC. It is beautiful. I was surprised how safe it was and very quiet. The host was excellent. Best of all they have sheds of free firewood for your fires at night. They have about two bins in each loop and they fill them everyday. This is close to route 1 and the University of Maryland and when you pull out you are on 193 so there are a number of restaurants around the park and near the University. There are some ranger programs at night but you need to check the schedule and they also have guided walks. Some of the trails are also for those with their own horses. Great park and it is open all year! We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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belgique

Review Count: 49
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2008 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

If you can dry camp, this is a jewel. Beautiful forest setting with lots of room between sites and a quiet setting. They honor the Golden passport so the $16 rate becomes $8! We paid $50+ for a site at nearby Cherry Hill but, it has a lot of amenities so it is not a fair comparison. Rangers patrolled a lot and the park seemed very secure. We have a 35' motor home and had no trouble on D loop, the only loop open in March. We enjoyed our stay and will be back. We camped at Greenbelt Park in a Motorhome.

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