Ranger-led Programs and Activities
In addition to the times listed below, you may make a reservation for any of the programs for weekdays or at other times on the weekend (if staffing permits). We do require at least three days advanced notice. To make arrangements, call the National Park Service at 301-320-1400.
All ranger-led programs and activities are free!
Glen Echo Park Carousel Tour
Saturdays and Sundays
Where are the carousel's "windows to the past"? How many carousels are protected by the National Park Service? Do you know the difference between a merry-go-round and a carousel? Find out the answers to these questions and much more!
Park History Tour
By reservation only. Call 301-320-1400. At least three days advanced notice is required.
How many people could swim in the Crystal Pool at one time? How did Glen Echo become part of the National Park Service? Explore Glen Echo Park's history on this tour and find out the answers to these questions and more!
The Civil Rights Story of Glen Echo
At 2:30 pm on Sunday, June 29, 2014 - Civil Rights Commemoration Day
This program will explore the Civil Rights issues at Glen Echo Amusement Park and the surrounding area in the early 1960s.
**Program times and dates are subject to change. Please call 301-320-1400 for questions or information.