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Office of Park Permits Facilities and Fees

6600 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD 20737
Telephone: 301-699-2400; TTY 301-699-2544
park-permits@pgparks.com

Permits are needed to use many M-NCPPC recreation facilities in Prince George's County. Permits for the Adelphi Mill, bandwagon, garden plots, open shelters, recreation centers (air conditioned/heated), and regional parks are issued by the Park Permit Office. For information and availability regarding these facilities contact the Park Permit Office.

All fees and deposits are subject to change. All rentals made through the Park Permits Office must be paid in full at the time of reservation. In order to rent a park shelter or recreation building, the renter must first become a verified SMARTlink Customer and provide valid proof of residency, age and ID. Click here for more information on becoming a SMARTlink customer!

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*Fees subject to change

PLEASE NOTE: Effective February 1st, 2013, clients reserving a rental building by phone must confirm rental agreements using electronic signature via email. Clients must have access to e-mail during the reservation phone call as the agreement will be e-mailed for signature at the same time. Rental agreements will not be finalized until the e-mailed document is verified and electronically signed by the client.


CANCELLATION POLICY (effective 9/1/13): All cancellations prior to seven (7) full days of an event will result in an 80% refund of the cost of the facility. All cancellations within seven (7) full days of an event will not be eligible for any refund.

No refunds will be issued for inclement weather conditions including rain and snow.

Regional Park Rentals

cosca park pond

Cosca Regional Park

11000 Thrift Rd. Clinton
(LIMIT ONE AREA PER GROUP)

The Pavilion (250 people)

$425 Bi-County Residents
$525 Non Bi-County Residents
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Shelter #5 and #6 (50 people)

$125 Bi-County Residents ONLY
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Shelter #1 - #4 (100 people)

$225 Bi-County Residents
$325 Non Bi-County Residents
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watkins park shelter Watkins Regional Park

301 Watkins Park Dr. Upper Marlboro
(LIMIT ONE AREA PER GROUP)

Picnic Areas #0 - 4 (150 people)

$325 Bi-County Residents
$425 Non Bi-County Residents
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Picnic Areas #5 - 9 (100 people)

$225 Bi-County Residents ONLY
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Picnic Areas #10 - 14 (50 people)

$125 Bi-County Residents ONLY
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Neighborhood Park Open Shelters

open shelter Monday-Sunday (10 am-7 pm) $200

(Must be a Prince George's or Montgomery County resident to reserve)

  • Electricity is not available at any of the shelters. Amplification or excessive noise is prohibited. Renters are not allowed to have a moon bounce, dunk tank or pony rides.
  • Open Shelters are reserved from 10 am to 7 pm. Only one permit is issued per day. In the event that persons are occupying reserved picnic areas upon your arrival, please show them your permit and if needed, call Park Police for assistance - 301-459-3232.
  • Rain Cancellation Policy: No refunds or reschedules will be processed due to rain, snow, etc.
Acredale check availability
4300 Metzerott Road, College Park 20740
50 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #25B (Route 1 toward College Park). Follow Route 1 to a right on University Blvd. (Route 193 toward University of Maryland). Go past Paint Branch Golf Course/Golden Bear Center and make a left onto Metzerott Road (before the traffic light). Picnic area will be past the pool, on the left. (Sits across from Paint Branch Golf Course entrance.) From University Blvd. West, go past Metzerott Rd/Azalea Lane (at traffic light) and make next right onto Metzerott Road (continued from previous Metzerott Rd on the left).
Auth Village check availability
6111 Baxter Avenue, Camp Springs 20746
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #7A (Branch Avenue North, Route 5 toward Silver Hill). Follow Branch Avenue to a right on Auth Road, follow past beltway underpass, turn right on Morris Avenue - follow to picnic areas (intersection of Morris & Baxter).
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Beltway I-95/495 Exit #7B (Branch Avenue South, Route 5 toward Waldorf). Left on Allentown Road, left on Auth Road, left on Morris Avenue. Port-a-john/no permanent restroom.

Calvert Park check availability
4811 Drexel Road, College Park 20740 
40 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #25B (Route 1 toward College Park). Follow Route 1 and go past the University of Maryland (past Bentley's Restaurant), turn left at traffic light onto Guilford Road. Drive for several blocks and turn right onto Dartmouth Avenue. Make left into park at Drexel Road. (Limited Parking) 
Fletcher's Park #1 check availability
5200 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale 20737
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #23B (Kenilworth Avenue south toward Bladensburg). Follow Kenilworth Avenue past Route 410 (East-West Highway), continue for several blocks to park entrance on the right. Turn right (before the ballfields) into the picnic area parking lot. (Brick shelter.) Restrooms located by this shelter.
Fletcher's Park #2 check availability
Tanglewood Drive, Riverdale 20737
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #23B (Kenilworth Avenue south toward Bladensburg). Follow Kenilworth Avenue past Route 410 (East-West Highway) and make 2nd right onto Riverdale Road. Turn left on Tanglewood Drive, picnic area will be on the left. (Wooden shelter.) Walk to restrooms by shelter #1.
Highbridge check availability
6800 Highbridge Road, Bowie 20720
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #20A (Route 450, Annapolis Road toward Bowie). Follow Route 450 for approximately 6 miles and turn left onto Highbridge Road. (Melvin Motors will be on the right.) Follow 1.7 miles and turn left into the park.
Kentland Community Center Park check availability
2411 Pinebrook Avenue, Landover 20785
100 person capacity.

Beltway I-95/495 Exit #17B (Route 202, Landover Road toward Bladensburg). Follow Landover Road and turn left at traffic signal onto Pinebrook Avenue (before you get to Route 50) and follow to end of road and turn left into parking lot. The picnic shelter is the wood structure located behind the PG Ballroom & Kentland Community Center Park.

North Barnaby check availability
5000 Wheeler Road, Temple Hills 20748
50 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #7A (Route 5 North, Branch Avenue toward Silver Hill). Follow Branch Avenue to a left on St. Barnabas Road (Route 414 south), right on Wheeler Road, right into the park. Picnic shelter is located next to the North Barnaby Pool (separate admission required for pool - pool # 301-894-1150).
Port-a-john/not a permanent restroom.

Oxon Run check availability
2300 Oxon Run Drive, Hillcrest Heights 20748
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #7B (Route 5 North, Branch Avenue toward Silver Hill). Follow Branch Avenue past Iverson Mall and turn left on Naylor Road, left onto Oxon Run Drive. Park entrance will be on the right.
PAINT BRANCH check availability
5202 Old Calvert Road at Paint Branch Parkway, College Park 20740
50 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #23B (Kenilworth Avenue South toward Bladensburg). Follow Kenilworth Avenue to a right onto Paint Branch Parkway. Entrance to park is on the right. Open shelter includes overhead shelter and designated picnic tables. Port-a-john/no permanent restroom. No balloons due to proximity to College Park Airport.
Riverside check availability
5801 Riverside Drive, Riverdale 20737
75 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #23B (Kenilworth Avenue South toward Bladensburg). Follow Kenilworth Avenue to a right onto East West Highway (Route 410). Left at traffic light onto Taylor Road, 3rd left onto Nicholson Street. Entrance to park is on the right.
Rose Valley check availability
9800 Jacqueline Drive, Fort Washington 20744
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #7A (Route 5 South, Branch Avenue toward Camp Springs). Follow Branch Avenue to a right onto Allentown Road. Follow Allentown Road (past Temple Hills Road) and continue on Allentown where it branches off to the left. Continue past Tayac Elementary & Lord Baltimore Middle Schools and Steed Road, left on Rose Valley Drive, right on Jacqueline Drive. Entrance Is past school on the left.
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Beltway I-95/495 Exit #4A (Route 414 South, St. Barnabus Road). Follow St. Barnabus Road to a left on Bock Road (follow all the way to the end). Left on Tucker Road, right on Allentown Road (past Tayac Elementary & Lord Baltimore Middle Schools and Steed Road), left on Rose Valley Drive, right on Jacqueline Drive.

Temple Hills check availability

5200 Hagan Road, Temple Hills 20748
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #4B (Route 414 North, St. Barnabas Road). Follow St. Barnabas Road to a right onto Hagan Road, park entrance is on the right.

UNIVERSITY HILLS  check availability

3400 Stanford Street, Hyattsville 20783
50 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #25B South (Route 1, toward College Park). Right on Route 193 (University Blvd.) past the University of MD. Turn left onto Adelphi Road (traffic light), right on Stanford.  Entrance to the park is on the right.  Open shelter includes overhead shelter and designated picnic tables.  Port-a-john/no permanent restroom.

Walker Mill check availability
8840 Walker Mill Road, Capitol Heights 20747
100 person capacity.
Beltway I-95/495 Exit #15B (Route 214 West, Central Avenue toward DC). Follow Central Avenue to a left on Ritchie Road, right on Walker Mill road, left into the park. Open Shelter includes overhead shelter on top of the hill.

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