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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  • August 6, 2017
    We had a lot of fun walking around this park on a Sunday morning. There were a lot of cars in the parking lot and many people on the paths, but it did not feel crowded. The flowers were beautiful. Peo...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    This is the second visit to Kenilworth and beautiful lotuses continue to amaze photographers and nature lovers. Visited a week after the lotus festival and there were a plenty of flowers in bloom. The...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    Tons of stunning and interesting-looking flowers, a boardwalk trail through the marsh, and a side trail that leads to the Anacostia River trail for those who like to bike or cover longer distances tha...  more »

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