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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 »


Thank you for your interest in supporting Anacostia Park and the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. The park may accept donations from individuals, families, organizations, foundations, corporations, businesses, associations, and other entities. Your contribution will be used to enhance visitor services and support resource protection and programs throughout the park. No other federal agency relies as heavily on the generosity and kindness of its visitors, and we thank you for your past support and look forward to future cooperation.

Generous donations in the past have been used to replace damaged trees, maintain the site's gardens, improve interpretive exhibits, and acquire materials for the park's collection.

The park is able to accept direct donations. If you are interested in donating, you may contact the park by phone (202) 426-6905. Please make checks out to the National Park Service.

Donations may be mailed to:
Site Manager
Anacostia Park and Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
1900 Anacostia Drive, SE
Washington, DC 20020

To donate to any of your national parks, you can contact the National Park Foundation. www.nationalparks.org

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