Nature on a Historic Landscape

Welcome to Fort Dupont Park in Washington DC! At 376-acres, the wooded park was once home to earthen fort built to protect the capital during the Civil War. Today, visitors can see the fort's earthworks and escape to the great outdoors. Activities include picnics, nature walks, biking, gardening, environmental education, music, and ranger-led programs. Read More

Fort Dupont Summer Concert Series

Fort Dupont Summer Concert Series

Fort Dupont Summer Concert Series

Fort Dupont Community Gardens

Fort Dupont Community Gardens

Fort Dupont Community Gardens

Civil War Defenses Washington

Civil War Defenses Washington

Civil War Defenses Washington

Last updated: April 27, 2018

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Mailing Address:

National Capitol Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020

Phone:

(202) 426-7723

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