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Watkins Regional Park

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Documents

Watkins Regional Park Picnic Areas (PDF)

Watkins Park Birthday Party Rental Application (PDF)

Features

  1. Camping
  2. Carousel
  3. Fire Ring
  4. Grill
  5. Imagination Playground
  6. Miniature Golf
  7. Miniature Train
  8. Picnic Areas
  9. Picnic Shelters
  10. Picnic Tables
  11. Restrooms
  12. Showers
  13. Tennis
  14. Tennis Bubble

Camping

The Watkins Regional Park offers primitive tent camping for small or large groups, no RVs. There are 30 individual sites and three group sites at the Park. The camp sites are open March 1 to November 15. Comfort stations with hot showers are available for use.

Individual Sites

The individual camp sites are available for groups of 6 people or less with no more than 2 adults, and are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Fees
  • Residents: $12
    • Seniors: $10
  • Non-Residents: 20
    • Seniors: $13

Group Sites

The group sites are for registered groups of 15 to thirty people and must be reserved in advance. Registered groups such as scouts, church groups, and schools must provide a list of all campers and vehicle tag numbers.

Fees
  • Residents: $30
  • Non-Residents: $45

Reservations

Reservations must be cancelled at least 48 hours in advance. An after-hours drop box is available at the camp entrance for late night, weekend and holiday arrivals. Reservations can be made by calling the Watkins Nature Center at 301-218-6702, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Learn more about campground availability.

Contact Information

  • Athletic Field Permits/Status
    • Phone: 301-446-6800
    • Teletypewriter (TTY): 301-446-6802
  • Campsite Reservations
    • Phone: 301-218-6702
    • TTY: 301-699-2544
  • Picnic Area Reservations
    • Phone: 301-699-2400
    • TTY: 301-699-2544



Subfacilities

  1. Chesapeake Carousel

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  2. Miniature Golf Course

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  3. Miniature Train

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  4. Old Maryland Farm

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  5. Picnic Area

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  6. Picnic Area 1

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  7. Picnic Area 10

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  8. Picnic Area 11

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  9. Picnic Area 12

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  10. Picnic Area 13

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  11. Picnic Area 14

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  12. Picnic Area 2

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  13. Picnic Area 3

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  14. Picnic Area 4

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  15. Picnic Area 5

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  16. Picnic Area 6

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  17. Picnic Area 7

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  18. Picnic Area 8

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  19. Picnic Area 9

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  20. Watkins Nature Center

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