Courtyard is set in an open courtyard and a loading area outside of Sword Base. It features ONI architecture similar to that inside the base.
The following are locations on the map that was seen from the player's Heads-up display.
- Courtyard is the only Halo: Reach firefight level to include a Forklift.
- Courtyard was one of the playable maps at Gamescom 2010.