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Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, Washington, District Of Columbia

 
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Distance from city center: 4.5mi
Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Outdoors Activities travel tip
added on the 27th of August, 2010
Wilderness and peacefulness combine in the Kenilworth Park on the Anacostia River and this mixture of different feelings made this park/garden my favorite place in DC.

What makes this district more interesting is that less than a half century ago the whole place was full of poisonous trash. So it's marvelous to see that such a dump site could transform into a wonderful land of lily pads that decorate the river, cranes that roam the ponds and turtles that swim along with their families or alone. Truly a magnificent site to visit.

I would like to return again for a whole day and just sit by the banks of the river with a book in my hands and while reading, listen to the sounds of the garden. :)

Address:
1550 Anacostia Ave NE, Washington, DC 20019, USA

On the web:
http://www.nps.gov/keaq/

 
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