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Picnic Areas

Picnic Area Reservations: 410-278-4124 / 2621 / 4011 or Email

We offer picnic areas on the water, near the woods, and overlooking the bay. Enjoy the outdoors, games, picnic tables, barbecues and much more at both the Aberdeen and Edgewood areas of APG. All picnic areas are open from dawn to dusk.

Picnic Area Reservation Packet

If your group would like to reserve a picnic area, please fill out the form above. Reservations begin Feb 1 for Active Duty; and Feb 15 for all others. Picnic areas are winterized Nov 15.

How to Make Reservations (2 options):

  • Over the Phone/Email: Fill out the "Picnic Area Reservation Packet" (above) and send in via email. Must also submit a CONOP Request*. Once the reservation request has been received you will be notified by email if the date requested is available. After the date has been confirmed, you will be contacted by the Outdoor Recreation Service Center and can give a credit card payment over the phone.
  • Walk In: Visit the Outdoor Recreation Service Center. Bring the completed "Picnic Area Reservation Packet" (above) or fill it out in our office. You may pay by credit card, cash or check.

All areas must be reserved in advance; the deposit is due at that time. Full payment will be made 48 hours prior to date of reservation. 

* CONOP process is reviewed weekly on Thursdays, so CONOPs must be submitted no later than Wednesday for submission to the review board.

Shore Park Picnic Area - CONOP Example (PowerPoint)
CAPA Field - CONOP Example (PowerPoint)

Shore Park Picnic Area - Aberdeen Area

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Location: 2031 Founders Street, APG North
Fee: $340/whole park; $100/each pavilion

  • 300-Person Capacity
  • Three Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Playground
  • Basketball and Volleyball Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Restrooms
Skippers Point Picnic Area - Edgewood Area

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Location: Skippers Point Road, APG North
Fee: $50

  • 100-Person Capacity
  • One Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Playground
  • Restrooms
CAPA Field - Edgewood Area (Civilian Welfare Fund)

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Location:  APG South
Fee: $275

This beautiful waterfront location offers the following amenities:

  • 50-Person Capacity
  • Large Pavilion with Picnic Tables
  • Air Conditioned Recreational Room
  • Walk-In Ice Closet, Ice Machine
  • Softball Field, Volleyball and Basketball Courts
  • Barbecue Grill
  • Restrooms

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