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 ventured out early Memorial Day to find a beautiful quiet natural wonder on the edge of DC. No crowds, easy parking and beautiful aquatic gardens of water lily ponds, meandering trails, and boardwa...  more »
  • I had never heard of this national park before this trip, but, boy, am I glad we found it. If you are staying in downtown D.C. and don't have a car, no worries. You can get out there to the edge of th...  more »
  • National park and fantastic place to get away from it all! Grassy paths surrounded by small ponds filled with lotus flowers, frogs, and other exotic plant life. Also boardwalks and marshes and some gr...  more »