Basic Information

1900 Anacostia Drive, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020

Anacostia Park is located in South East Washington DC running parallel to the Anacostia river. The park can be accessed from the South Capitol bridge over the Anacostia river across from the Nationals baseball stadium. You could also enter from Pennsylvania avenue over the Anacostia river as well.

Park Hours

The park is open from Dawn until Dusk. Free skate rentals will be available between Memorial Day until August 22nd for the following hours: Weekdays: 11:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Weekends: 11:00 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. Skate rentals will continue on weekends from August 22nd until the Labor Day. The Skating Pavilion will close for the 2016 season after Monday, September 5th.

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Spring brings mild temperatures and a light breeze along with springtime flower blooms. Summer can be hot and humid. Fall cools down and changing of the seasons brings changing of the colors in leaves. Winter gets cold and temperatures may drop below freezing.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

There are no entrance fees to this park.

Entrance Passes:

Entrance Passes - $0.00

There are no entrance passes for this park.


Relaxing comes easy here. Stretching along the Anacostia River are miles of recreational opportunities including basketball and tennis courts, open fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, a skating pavilion, a fitness center, and much more!

Keep in mind the Anacostia River is part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, so please reduce and dispose of your plastics and garbage accordingly.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Fees & Passes

Last updated: March 4, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Drive, S.E.
Washington, DC 20020


(202) 472-3884

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