Things To Know Before You Come
Fort Washington Is open year round. The park grounds are open from 8AM - Sunset.
The historic fort and the visitor center are open from 9AM - 4:30PM during winter months and 9AM - 5PM during the summer months.
Fort Washington is located 12 miles south of Washington, DC in Maryland.
Alcohol is prohibited in the park.
Dogs are allowed but must be on a 6 foot leash and under the control of owner.
For more information call 301-763-4600.
Did You Know?
Battery Decatur is named for Stephen Decatur. In 1804, Decatur led a small crew of sailors on a mission into Tripoli. The crew burned a US ship that had been captured by pirates and escaped without a loss of American life.