Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society
145th walk in the Wild Washington – Forts seriesWe will visit Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens to view the last remaining tidal marsh in the District of Columbia. The park is home to a wide variety of flora once native to the region before urban sprawl took the surrounding land. We will walk part of the River Walk trail and then walk on the boardwalk over the marsh to the banks of the Anacostia River. The park is a National Park Service site.
Leader: David Culp
Notes: Easy walk but we may encounter poison ivy so dress accordingly.
Bring: Water and lunch or a snack.
Cancellation Policy: Cancelled if raining, but call David at 202-415-1594 (cell phone) Sunday morning if weather is uncertain and you are concerned about cancellation.
Directions: We will meet at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens visitor center, 1550 Anacostia Ave. NE, Washington, DC. Go to the web site for the Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens and follow the directions. The park is accessible by public transit. The Deanwood Metro Station (Orange and Silver Lines) is only 0.7 mile from the visitor center.