Whether you are a local who visits every day or a tourist in town for a few hours, a ranger-led program is a great way to get the inside story on parkway sites. Many programs, including Learn to Ride, will resume in the spring when the weather is more temperate.
See the Schedule of Events to find out when and where to meet for the programs described below.
Birds of Dyke Marsh
Use your eyes and ears to find some of the 300 species of birds that call Dyke Marsh home. Walks are led by experienced birders from the Friends of Dyke Marsh.
Junior Ranger Day
Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day with hands-on activities at Belle Haven Park in the morning or the US Marine Corps War Memorial in the afternoon and earn a free Junior Ranger badge.
Learn to Ride
Ride a bicycle without training wheels! A ranger will help you learn how to ride your bicycle in a safe, stress-free environment. Ages 5 and up. Call 703-289-2553 to register for this program.
Explore life as a lighthouse keeper through games and activities. Families with children are welcome.
Potomac River Watershed Cleanup
Join thousands of fellow Potomac River watershed neighbors in this 25th annual cleanup.
Did You Know?
The iconic image behind the US Marine Corps War Memorial is based on a photograph of the second flag-raising (not the first) on Iwo Jima. More...