Plan A Field Trip

Try one of these curriculum-based education programs or request a program designed especially for your class. Call 703‑289‑2553 for dates and times.

Aerial view of Dyke Marsh

Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience

Biomes are made of biotic and abiotic components, but they are not just a collection of independent parts. Students will connect the dots between water quality, invasive species, sedimentary geology, and human activity to build a big picture of a freshwater marsh biome. This program has been designed to provide students with the kind of field experience described in the Chesapeake 2000 agreement signed by the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.


Looking for inspiration? The History & Culture and Nature & Science webpages describe some of the important stories behind parkway sites. Popular sites for field trips include:

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