City Parks

The City of Hyattsville has many 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.

City Parks:

Burlington Park46th Avenue and Burlington RoadThis little park features benches and playground equipment.
Centennial ParkBaltimore Avenue and Hamilton StreetHome to Vainglorious, the beautiful blue bird sculpture! 
David C. Driskell Community Park3911 Hamilton StreetPark amenities include a recreation center, playground, playing fields, and much more!
Deitz Park4100 Block of Oliver Street This park features a playground, a small picnic pavilion, and big, shady oak trees.
Emerson Street Food Forest4515 Emerson StreetThis pesticide-free, planned garden incorporates a variety of shrubs, herbs, perennial berries, and fruit and nut trees safe for human consumption. 
Hamilton Splash Park3901 Hamilton StreetPool and Splash Park!
Heurich ParkAger Road and Nicholson StreetThis large grassy park is home to a playground a Community Garden and a Dog Park!
Hyatt ParkHamilton Street at 36th Avenue This park features a playground, picnic tables, and a Community Garden.
McClanahan ParkMcClanahan Food Forest-Calvin Memorial ParkThis 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 ParkRhode Island at 41st Street This park includes a skate park, basketball courts, a soccer field, and much more!
38th Avenue Neighborhood Park38th Avenue just after Gaines AlleyThe 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 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. 
Robert J. King Memorial Park 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!
Nicholson Park40th 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!

Community Gardens

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:
  • Heurich Park Community Garden: We need volunteers to help lead this garden association! If you are interested please contact with subject line "Heurich Park Garden".
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