National Capital Parks East – Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

NCPE Kenilworth Aquatic GardensNCP-East offers a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas of that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations. Significant resources are as diverse as statuary, historic sites and buildings, recreation areas, parkways, archeological sites, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, meadows, and forests; and encompass over 8,000 acres.

Location: NCP-East extends north to Anne Arundel County at the northern end of the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, through Prince Georges County, and southeast to the southern part of Piscataway Park in Charles County, Maryland. Anacostia Park is located in northeast Washington, D.C., near the Maryland boundary along the tidal Anacostia River.  Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is located in northeast Washington, D.C., near the Maryland boundary along the tidal Anacostia River.

 

  • Field Studies available:Watershed WatchdogsExotic InvadersTalkin’ Trash
  • Habitat: Meadow, river/stream bank, Marsh
  • Terrain: Can have steep slopes, small spaces for the most part, tidal in the marsh and boardwalk area
  • Suitable for the disabled
  • Facilities: Restrooms nearby
  • Additional Info: Talkin’ Trash is better for smaller groups along the river

For more information on National Capital Parks – East, including directions, visitor information and hours of operation, visit their official website: http://www.nps.gov/nace/