Beltsville is in Prince George's County in the Capital Region of Maryland.

Get in

By car

Beltsville is easy to get to by car. Take exit 25 (College Park) from the Washington Beltway (US 495/95) and head north on Route 1 (Baltimore Avenue). Beltsville starts north of the Beltway.

By plane

Ground transportation is available via The Airport Shuttle.

By train

Metro rail trains run to the Greenbelt Station on the Green Line. MTA's MARC commuter trains between Baltimore and Washington, D.C. stop in Greenbelt on the Camden line. MARC Camden line trains also stop at BWI Airport.

By bus

From Washington, D.C., you can take the Metro to Greenbelt and then transfer to Metrobus 89 or Connect-A-Ride H, which both lead straight into Beltsville on US-1.

Get around

Almost all of the businesses in Beltsville that are open to the public are along Route 1, Baltimore Avenue.


The area around Beltsville is dominated by the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, with 14,000 acres of research farms and forests.

The Patuxent Wildlife Refuge and the National Wildlife Visitor's Center are located in Beltsville, although they have a mailing address in Laurel. The Visitor's Center has hiking trails around Cash Lake and display's of wildlife and ecology.

Eat and Drink


There are also several motels just south of Beltsville on Route 1 in College Park.

Go next

Routes through Beltsville

Baltimore Laurel  N  S  College Park Washington, D.C. via
Bethesda Silver Spring  W  E  College Park Alexandria
Baltimore Laurel  N  S  College Park Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. Greenbelt  SW  NE  Laurel Baltimore

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