Frequently Asked Questions

When, if ever, are Capitol Hill Parks closed for public use?

All Capitol Hill Parks are closed to the public from 12:00 midnight to 5:00 a.m.

When is it permitted to use skates, skateboards or similar devices in public parks?

Use of roller skates/blades, skateboards, scooters, roller skis, and coasting vehicles is prohibited except as designated below:

  • Anacostia Park Pavilion where roller skates and in–line ("roller–blades") skating are allowed.

  • The Washington Drive circle in Fort Washington Park

Is there a list of all the units in Capitol Hill Parks?

Yes, on our Park Statistics page.

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