Operating Hours & Seasons

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

This area of the park, entered from Anacostia Avenue, contains the gardens, greenhouses, boardwalk trail, and visitor center. During the winter (November 1 - March 31), it is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. During the summer (April 1 - October 31), it is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The park is closed on January 1, Thanksgiving, and December 25.

No matter the season, there are a variety of things to do for everybody throughout the year.


Kenilworth Park (Athletic Fields and Meadow)

This area of the park, entered from Burroughs Avenue, contains the athletic fields and meadow. It is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to dusk. This area may be closed if road conditions are hazardous or after heavy rains to prevent damage to the fields.

Hot, blazing bright flowers are characteristic of tropical waterlilies
Early morning is the best time to see night blooming flowers.

Doug Rowley

Last updated: August 26, 2015

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1900 Anacostia Ave SE
Washington , DC 20020


(202) 692-6080

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