Neighborhood Park Open Shelters

alert-triangle-white A notice to our patrons

  • Picnic Shelter Reservations will start April 3, 2023 at 9 am for Prince George’s & Montgomery County residents only.
  • All reservations must be done online via PARKS DIRECT.


  • Open Shelters are reserved from 10 am - 7 pm on Monday - Sunday.
  • Must be a verified Prince George’s or Montgomery County resident at least 21 years of age to reserve.
  • All reservations must be made online via your Parks Direct Account
  • A $100 security deposit in addition to the rental fee is due at the time of reservation.
  • Picnic shelter reservations must be made 48 business hours in advance.
  • For capacity and fee information, please view the Picnic Shelter Fees (PDF)

Prohibited Activity

  • Electricity is not available at any of the shelters.
  • Amplification or excessive noise is prohibited.
  • Moon bounces, dunk tanks, or pony rides are not permitted.
  • No sale of merchandise.
  • No bands or amplified music.
  • No generators or propane.
  • For a complete list of Rules & Regulations, please view a sample Rental Agreement (PDF).

Rain Cancellation Policy

No refunds or reschedules will be processed due to rain, snow, or other weather issues. 

Photo of an open picnic shelter inside of a neighborhood


  • Acredale Park
  • Auth Village Park
  • Calvert Park
  • Fairwood Park
  • Fletcher's Park Shelter #2
  • Highbridge Park

  • North Barnaby Park
  • Oxon Run Park Shelter
  • Paint Branch Park
  • Rose Valley Park
  • Temple Hills Park
  • University Hills Park
  • Walker Mill Regional Park