- Living & Visiting
- City Parks
The City of Hyattsville has several public parks for outdoor recreation and fun!
View a map of all City parks
Please visit our park and pavilion rental page to inquire about reserving sports fields and park pavilions.
For park maintenance requests, contact the Department of Public Works at (301) 985-5032 or make a request online.
- Burlington Park- A small community park located at 46th Avenue and Burlington Road, this little park features benches and playground equipment.
- 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.
- David C. Driskell Community Park - Hyattsville's largest park, David C. Driskell Community Park, is located at 40th Avenue and Hamilton Street and covers 32 acres. Park amenities include a recreation center, playground, playing fields, combination tennis & pickleball courts, pavilions, and walking & biking paths. The park was renamed in 2021 to honor former Hyattsville resident David C. Driskell. Learn more about the park's renaming.
- 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.
- Emerson Street Food Forest - This pesticide free, planned garden incorporates a variety of shrubs, herbs, perennial berries, and fruit and nut trees safe for human consumption. Anyone is welcome to visit and harvest! The entrance is located at 4515 Emerson Street. Find information here about available items for harvest.
- Hamilton Splash Park - This pool and splash park is operated by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. For more information please visit the M-NCPPC Website or call (301) 699-2255.
- Heurich Park - Located at Ager Road and Nicholson Street, this large grassy park is home to a playground and a Community Garden. The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission operates a Dog Park at this location. For questions or information about the Dog Park, please contact M-NCPPC at 301-699-2255 or visit the M-NCPPC Website.
- Hyatt Park - Located on Hamilton Street at 36th Avenue, this park features a playground, picnic tables, and a Community Garden.
- McClanahan Park - McClanahan Park is the gateway from the neighborhood to the Prince George's Plaza Metro Station, and is home to the City's second Food Forest. This pesticide free, planned garden incorporates a variety of shrubs, herbs, perennial berries, and fruit and nut trees safe for human consumption. Anyone is welcome to visit and harvest! Find information here about available items for harvest.
- 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.
- Nicholson Park- Nicholson park is a small grassy lot located on 40th Avenue at Nicholson Street. SPECIAL NOTICE: This park is closed while construction is underway on the adjoining building, the future home of the City's new Teen Center!
- 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. The park is also home to one of the City's Little Free Libraries. SPECIAL NOTICE: This park is closed for renovations until the Spring of 2024. Follow the project and provide input here!
- 38th Avenue Neighborhood Park - Located along 38th Avenue just after Gaines Alley, this park and playground are adjacent to the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia. The park is also home to the City's Fitness Park, a public exercise court with open-air equipment and suggested workout routines.
- 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 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.
The City has two Community Gardens, in Hyatt and Heurich Parks, that offer plots for residents to grow their own plants and produce. These gardens are run and maintained by separate community garden groups. If you'd like to learn more or apply for a plot, please contact the garden leadership directly.
- Hyatt Park Community Garden Association: www.hyattparkgarden.
- Heurich Park Community Garden: We need volunteers to help lead this garden association! If you are interested please contact email@example.com with subject line "Heurich Park Garden" to learn more, or attend an informational webinar on February 13 at 7 p.m.