Junior Ranger Program
Get your Junior Ranger booklet at the visitor center and explore the park through cross word puzzles, picture games, scavenger hunts and more while learning about aquatic habitats and the National Park. Complete and turn in to the Ranger at the visitor center for your Junior Ranger award!
WINTER Bird walk with a Park Ranger. An amazing total of 231 species of birds The aquatic gardens is home to many types of birds. Along the ponds, in the marsh off the boardwalk, or through the wooded river trail, how many winter birds will you see? Binoculars and field guides are provided.
Who Dirtied The River?
Come out to one of the last remaining types of habitat here in DC and learn more about the Anacostia River and why it should be protected! Program will include a presentation on the importance of the Anacostia River ecosystem and a brief outdoor activity. Dates and times listed below.
Meet in the front of the visitor center.
January 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
January 17th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
February 7th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
February 21st, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
March 7th, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
March 21st, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.
Art in the Park
With so many beautiful images and colors the aquatic gardens display it seems as if the landscape is a painting in a museum! Come see for yourself and let nature inspire your inner artist and create your own masterpiece. Join a Park Ranger and walk the gardens to learn and see some of the parks history and paintings from the past. Then create your own artwork and masterpieces through your eyes.
Paint, water colors, paper, color pencils, and brushes are All included. Dates and times listed below. ALL Ages welcome!
January 11th, 2015. At 12:00 p.m.
February 8th, 2015. At 12:00 p.m.
March 8th, 2015. At 12:00 p.m.
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Come skip, hop, and prance through the Park and discover who and what is leaving all those tracks on the ground. Discover foot-prints and learn about some of the characteristics of animal tracks.