Regional Park Picnic Shelters

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  • Picnic Shelter Reservations will start April 3, 2023 at 9 am for Prince George’s & Montgomery County residents only.
  • Picnic Shelter Reservations for non-residents will start April 10, 2023 at 9 am.
  • All reservations must be done online via PARKS DIRECT.

Watkins Regional Park

Picnic Shelters
301 Watkins Park Dr.,
Upper Marlboro 20774

Watkins Regional Park Map (PDF)

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Cosca Regional Park

Picnic Shelters
11000 Thrift Rd.,
Clinton, MD 20735

Cosca Regional Park Map (PDF)

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Reservation Details

  • Picnic Shelters are reserved from 10 am to 7 pm on Sunday-Saturday.
  • Must be a verified Prince George’s or Montgomery County resident at least 21 years of age to reserve. 
  • Non-residents may reserve certain shelters at Watkins Regional Park or Cosca Regional Park.
  • Picnic shelter reservations must be made 48 business hours in advance.
  • A $100 security deposit in addition to the rental fee is due at the time of reservation.
  • Please find pricing and more information on our Picnic Shelter Fees (PDF)
  • All reservations must be made online via your PARKS DIRECT Account.

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 list of Rules & Regulations, please review a sample Rental Agreement (PDF).

Weather Cancellation Policy

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