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    Fort Dupont Park

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  • The Trails and Ridge Picnic Area Closed on September 13,2014

    The Trails and Ridge Picnic Area at Fort Dupont will be closed on September 13,2014 from 9:00 AM till 1:00PM

For Teachers

Fort Dupont Park offers teachers a plethora of opportunities for their students to learn in the parks.

From nature hikes and gardening classes to Civil War programs the staff at Fort Dupont Park can work with you offer what is best for your class. To contact us please call 202-426-7723 or e-mail us.

Please visit our sister park, Civil War Defenses of Washington, for more information about our classroom curriculum package.

Did You Know?


Built in 1861, Fort Stevens originally was named Fort Massachusetts. The fort was renamed Fort Stevens in 1863 after Isaac Ingalls Stevens. Stevens was the governor of the Washington Territory.