Basic Information

1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020

DC295 South to the Exit for I-694/I-395/Capitol Hill then a left Exit 4B to 11th St SE/MLK Jr Ave. Turn Left at light onto 11st/MLK JR. ** I-295 North to Exit 4B to 11th St SE/MLK Jr Ave. Turn Right at the light. ** From downtown DC: I-395 to I-695/SW Freeway, take Exit 1C 11th St SE. Turn Right onto 11th St ** ** At the light turn Right onto Good Hope Road. At the Stop Sign turn Left. Turn Left at the next road way.

National Capital Parks-East Headquarters

National Capital Parks-East is an administrative unit for multiple parks throughout the District of Columbia and Maryland. The headquarters building is located in Anacostia Park. Please note the headquarters hours are separate from the park hours. The headquarters is closed all federal holidays.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: -
  • Tuesday: -
  • Wednesday: -
  • Thursday: -
  • Friday: -
  • Saturday: Closed

Additional Information

Summers are generally hot and humid, with daytime highs frequently above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, high humidity, and scattered afternoon thunderstorms. Winters are generally cold, with nighttime lows frequently near freezing and occasional snowfall. Weather during spring and fall is generally moderate, but can change quickly.

Entrance Fees:

Free Entrance - $0.00

National Capital Parks-East is located in Anacostia Park, which is fee free.


Last updated: March 5, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020


(202) 690-5185

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