For more information about Hyattsville parks, please email Lesley Riddle, the Director of Public Works, or call 301/985-5032.
The City of Hyattsville has several parks which are available for outdoor recreation and fun:
- Driskell Park - Hyattsville's major park facility, David C. Driskell Community Park, is located at 40th Avenue and Hamilton Street and covers 32 acres. For more information, please visit Driskell Park Amenities, or Pavilion Rentals
- Heurich Park - Located at Ager Road and Nicholson Street, this large grassy park is home to the City’s Mobility Playground. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission opened a Dog Park at this location in November 2009. Click here to see the plans.
- Deitz Park- A small, wooded community park located in the 4100 block of Oliver Street, this park features a playground, small picnic pavilion, and big, shady oak trees. Deitz park is a walk-in park without a parking lot.
- Robert J. King Memorial Park- A grassy community park located on Gallatin Street at 42nd Place, this lovely park contains flower gardens, picnic tables, and a toddler playground. This park is also home to one of the City's Little Free Libraries.
- Hyatt Park - Located on Hamilton Street at 36th Avenue, this park features a playground and the City's Community Garden. The park has recently undergone a facelift, which you can read more about here.
- McClanahan Park - McClanahan Park is the gateway from the neighborhood to the Prince George's Plaza Metro Station. Click here to see the plans.
- Nicholson Park- Nicholson park is a small grassy lot located on 40th Avenue at Nicholson Street.
- Burlington Park- A small community park located at 46th Avenue and Burlington Road, this little park features benches and playground equipment.
- University Hills Duck Pond Park- A large community park located at 3400 Stanford Street at the west end of Wells Parkway/Boulevard, this park offers a large playground, picnic pavilion, and a pond that is surrounded by a walking path. The picnic pavilion is available for use by permit through Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. For information on renting M-NCPPC facilities, please visit www.pgparks.com.
- Melrose Park- A small community park located on Rhode Island at 41st Street, this park includes a skate park, basketball courts, a soccer field, and a walking / biking path that connects with the Northwest Branch Trail.
- Centennial Park- A small grassy park located on Baltimore Avenue and Hamilton Street, this park, visible from Baltimore Avenue, is home to Vainglorious, the beautiful blue bird sculpture created by Andrei Trach as part of the Prince George’s County birds-eye-view exhibition. Visitors will also find one of the City's Little Free Libraries along the walking path in Centennial Park.