Portions of the park will be closed from approx. 3:00 PM, Friday, September 19, 2014 through Sunday, September 21, 2014. Picnic areas and campgrounds will remain open. Call the visitor center for additional information 301-663-9388.
An educational traveling trunk filled with treasures, pieces of our past, linking the local school curriculum with our park's heritage. Five discovery units, objects, artifacts, teacher background information, and suggested student activities included. Teachers are responsible for trunk pick-up and return to Park. No cost. To request the loan of the traveling trunk contact (301) 663-9388.
Did You Know?
The first Job Corps Center in President Johnson’s “War on Poverty,” operated from 1965-1969. Goals were to combine work, education, and recreation “to create a desire to become happy, useful, and self-supporting citizens,” to “create a good work attitude,” and to improve reading and math skills.