Picnicking and Grilling

Picnic tables

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Whether you spread out a blanket in the grass or use the park's picnic tables and grills, cooking out or picnicking in the park is a fun way to spend some time with friends and family. You're welcome to use your own charcoal grill, or use one of the park's grills.

For your safety, and to protect the park, there are a few things you should know about.

Prohibited:

  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Propane and tabletop grills
  • Open fires
  • Balloons
  • Driving or parking off-road
If you are planning a large gathering, please see Permits & Reservations for details, and see a full list of Rules & Regulations.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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

Phone:

(202) 472-3884

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