Changes to Visitor Service due to Sequestration
Due to mandatory, across-the-board budget cuts, some visitor services in this park have changed. Please check the Plan Your Visit section for more information.
Be A Junior Ranger
National Capital Parks - East has a Junior Ranger book for lots of interests. There is one on the Underground Railroad, one on climate, one for National Capital Parks - East and one for Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. Talk to staff here at the park for more information..
Another way of being a Junior Ranger is to contact a staff person and volunteer. When you are done, you can get a certificate.
Did You Know?
Cattails may be among the most useful plants in North America. Almost all parts of the plant were eaten providing year round food. The brown fuzzy part has shown antibacterial properties. The leaves can be made into many household goods including shingles for the house. More...