East Potomac Park: Hains Point

A bulletin board stands beside a sidewalk that leads past a playground and restrooms.
Hains Point, playground and restrooms

Quick Facts

Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Parking - Auto, Picnic Table, Scenic View/Photo Spot, Wheelchair Accessible

Hains Point is named for the US Army Corps of Engineers' Peter Conover Hains, the engineer who designed the Tidal Basin. Here, the Potomac River, Washington Channel, and Anacostia River all converge.

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Last updated: September 6, 2022