Park Programs

A collage of rangers leading tours and activities

NPS / M. Marquez

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!

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.

Bird Walk

With an amazing total of 231 species of birds, the Aquatic Gardens is a great place for bird watching. Join a Park Ranger as we explore the gardens and marsh to find and identify some amazing birds. How many birds will you see? Binoculars and field guides are provided. Meet at the Visitor Center.

When: October 9, November 13, December 11

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

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

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

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Ave SE
Washington , DC 20020


(202) 692-6080

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