Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Washington DC

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Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens is a National Park Service site located in the north eastern corner of Washington, D.C., and the Maryland state border. Nestled near the banks of the Anacostia River and directly west of the Baltimore Washington Parkway, Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens preserves a plethora of rare waterlilies and lotuses in the cultivated ponds near the river. The park also contains the Kenilworth Marsh, the only remaining tidal marsh in Washington, D.C. and an adjacent recreational area.
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  • We hired bikes and rode up the East River Trail to visit these wonderful gardens. Search out the 'paddi fields' with the lotus lillies - the pink flowers and the unique seed pods are stunning.  more »
  • Every visit to these gardens shows us something new. On this visit recent rain had flooded many parts of the lotus and lily gardens, however still patches of magnificent color. These same rains had al...  more »
  • My wife and I decided to visit Kenilworth for the first time since our last visit some 40 years ago. We're so glad we did! We saw many beautiful water lilies and lotuses, a great blue heron, an egret,...  more »

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