Park Programs

A collage of rangers leading tours and activities

NPS / M. Marquez

Nature Walk

In the fall the gardens transform into a wonderland of colors. During the walk we will be in search of a host of wildlife that calls Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens their home. All ages welcome.

Walks are held daily at 2:00 p.m. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Rare Beauties in Winter

It may be cold outside, but our greenhouses stay warm and toasty all winter long. Join us for an overview of exotic plants and a special tour of the greenhouse.

When: Saturdays and Sundays, December-April

Time: 10:00-10:30 AM and 1:00-1:30 PM

Spring Bird Walks

Join a Park Ranger as we explore Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens and Marsh to find resident birds and arriving spring migrants from the tropics. Binoculars and bird guides provided. All ages are welcome.

When: Every Sunday in March, April and May

Time: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Reading with a Ranger

Join a Ranger for a fun educational story time and craft activity. Program will include the reading of a short colorful book and conclude with an arts and crafts activity based on the story. Ages 4-7

When: Every Sunday

Time: 11:00 a.m. - noon

Junior Ranger Program

Get your Junior Ranger booklet at the visitor center and explore the park through crossword 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 badge!

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Ave SE
Washington , DC 20020


(202) 692-6080

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