• Feet in the Street!

    Fort Dupont Park

    District of Columbia



As part of National Capital Parks-East, Fort Dupont Park works with neighboring National Park units to host, supplement and sponsor several programs through the year. Click here for upcoming events this Fall throughout the area.

OCT, 2010 SCA garden

2010 SCA habitat restoration project

Kevin F Barry

Two new managed meadows are in progress at Fort Dupont Park. For more information on what a managed meadow is and how you can help click here.

Did You Know?

Mountain Laurel

Every spring visitors to Fort Dupont Park experience the re-birth of several beautiful wildflowers, shrubs and trees, including the Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia L.) shown to the left. Mountain Laurel likes to grow in the Park's upland region along the ridge line in several civil war sites in and around the park. More...