National Capital Parks - East is comprised of multiple sites in a wide variety of environments, from woodlands and rivers, to mowed fields, to historic buildings. visit the each park website has more specific safety tips.
Remember to stay hydrated; bring ample water.
Be aware of ticks and poison ivy
Before you come to the park, check local weather and dress accordingly.
Pets have to be restrained on a leash no longer than 6 feet. In parks with trails please be aware of pedestrains and bikers, please share the trail.