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
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The Anacosita Watershed Society has been partnering with the National Park Service since 1989.
The mission of the Anacostia Watershed Society is to protect and restore the Anacostia River and its watershed communities by cleaning the water, recovering the shores, and honoring the heritage.
As the number one outdoor retailer in the country, R.E.I. has partnered up the National Park Service for years. This year R.E.I. will host a bike repair tent for visitors.
The REI Foundation supports efforts to get more young people, including youth from diverse populations, into nature. Their goal: to help inspire the next generation of outdoor enthusiasts and environmental stewards.
Regular exercise in nature is proven to improve children's physical and mental health. Outdoor activity helps kids maintain a healthy weight, boosts their immunity and bone health and lowers stress. Let's Move Outside, administered by the Department of Interior, was created to get kids and families to take advantage of American's great outdoors-which abound in every city, town and community. And together, these agencies oversee more than one-fifth of the nation's land - including millions of acres of National forests, parks and trails.
DCPCA is a leader in the health care community as a nonprofit health action and advocacy organization working to ensure that all residents of Washington, DC have the ability and opportunity to lead healthier lives - through increased health care coverage, expanded access, improved quality, workforce development, and enhanced communication.
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.