Outdoor Activities

Accokeek Creek birds
The Accokeek Creek boardwalk is a great place to see a variety of migrant birds.

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Bird Watching

Piscatway Park is located on the Atlantic Flyway, a migration route used by millions of birds each year. The habitat protected by Piscataway Park provides birders a great opportunity to see many types of birds.
A list of birds was compiled from ebird.org.

Birds of Piscataway Park

 

Fishing (license required)

Fishing is allowed from the shoreline of Piscataway Park and the fishing pier at the National Colonial Farm.

Maryland Department of Natural Resources is a great place to find out about fishing in the Potomac River. Licenses can be purchased on-line by going to their web page.


http://dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/Pages/default.aspx

 
Marshall Hall boat ramp
At Marshall Hall boaters will find a paved boat ramp and parking for their trailors.

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Boating

Piscataway Park offers two boat ramps and two kayak launches

Farmington Landing, undeveloped dirt ramp

Marshall Hall, developed concrete ramp

National Colonial Farm, kayak launches at both the fishing pier and boat dock.

National Colonial Farm, The newly reconstructed boat dock allows visitors to arrive by passenger boat.

Last updated: February 1, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20616

Phone:

301-763-4600
For information about programming and visitation call the National Colonial Farm, 301-283-2113. For information regarding the administration of Piscataway Park call, 301-763-4600

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