Park Closed due to Weather
Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Anacostia Park is closed due to the winter storm.
Anacostia Drive Closures! 11/24/13 and 11/30/13
Anacostia Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from Nicholson Ave to Good Hope Rd on 11/24/13 AND 11/30/13 from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m due to a 5k Race.
Ranger Fit Challenge
Healthy Parks, Healthy People U.S
Enjoy scenic river views and evening sunsets while walking, jogging, or performing calisthenics with the staff from Anacostia Park. The park is a Healthy Parks for Healthy People site and the staff encourages visitors to get outside and experience the park while being active and physically fit. Join the staff as they lead exercises and activities for all fitness levels from jump ropes and step-ups, all the way to agility ladders and toning. Starting May 23rd, join them every Thursday from 6pm – 7pm, at the skating pavilion.
For more information, please call Park Guide Miguel Marquez (202) 426-6905, or Park Ranger Wayne Phillips at (202) 472-3884.
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