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. Below is a link to the National Capital Parks East birdlist:

National Capital Parks East - South District Bird List

The shallow waters of Accokeek Creek provide a place for small fish to become big fish.

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Fishing (license required)

Fishing is allowed from the shoreline of Piscataway Park and the fishing pier at the National Colonial Farm. A Maryland Fishing license is required to Fish in the Potomac River from Piscataway Park. Below are some links with information about Maryland Fishing:

Maryland Fishing Guide 2012

Maryland Fish Facts

Tidal Fishing Regulations

Potomac River Fisheries Commission

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

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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: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20616


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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