Fees & Passes

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Anacostia Park.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:


Anacostia park is free to visit. Check out all the Things to Do!

Permits and reservations are required for some activities in the park, including certain types of organized activities and large gatherings.

Picnics are on a first-come first-served basis. All picnic tables and the park node picnic gazebo area (Enter on Nicholson st. NE) are on a first-come first-served basis as well.

Last updated: May 10, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

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



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