2013 will see major improvements on the Fort Dupont Park trail system. Fort Dupont Park offers over 10 miles of trails to its visitors. The seven mile long Hiker/Biker Trail connects six Civil War earthwork fortifications for mountain bikers and hikers to learn about the rich history of the Civil War Defenses of Washington while exercising in a beautiful mature forested park.
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.