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  • Road Closure 9/21/2014

    Anacostia Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from Nicholson Ave to Good Hope Rd on Sept 21st, 2014 from 6 am-12 pm due to "Voices Against Brain Cancer" 5k Race. More »


Exhibitors & Partners

Accokeek Foundation
Play colonial-era games with period-cosumed interpreters from the National Colonial Farm.

Anacostia Riverkeeper

Get information on fishing in the area.

Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc.

Learn about the Battle of Bladensburg from the War of 1812 and the Civil War in the region.

Alice Ferguson Foundation

Find out about the biodegradability of common trash items and recycling.

Anacostia Watershed Society

Canoe the river.

Bicycle SPACE

Bicycle the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail.

District Department of the Environment

Learn about fish and wildlife and create a craft.

District Department of the Environment

Spot birds and play kids' games.

Groundwork Anacostia River DC
Meet live birds of prey up-close.

Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin

Discover live critters that live in the local creeks.

Maryland Indian Tourism Association

Enjoy songs and dances as you learn about the local Native community.

Miss District of Columbia
Meet Miss DC, Ashley Boalch

National Fishing in School Program

Try your hand at fly-fishing.

River of the World Foundation

Create art and learn about rivers.

Anacostia River & Jazz Festival

Did You Know?

brown cattails against a clear blue fall sky

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...