Fort Dupont Park's Community Garden was established in 1974. Today the National Park Service manages over 100 garden plots, two bee hives and a demonstration garden. Rangers lead tours, interpretive programs and volunteer events throughout the year.
Did You Know?
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...