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NEW! Safari Series

Sign up for one of our guided tours! Explore the Anacostia River in ways you haven't before. We are offering Lotus Paddles, Yoga Paddles, and Moonlight Tours.  Click here to view our 2015 schedule and read more.


Paddle Nights

Register to join us at one of our FREE Thursday evening paddle nights. We offer kayak and canoe accessibility on the Anacostia River. It is a great way to explore the river and get outside.  Click here to see the schedule and read more. 




The Anacostia Tributary Trail system and the Riverwalk Trail are two excellent cycling trail systems on the Anacostia River.  The Riverwalk Trail is slated to be completed in 2015 and will allow cyclists to travel from Silver Spring or College Park to downtown DC along the Anacostia River.  A number of groups offer tours and rides along these trails:

Anacostia Water Trail

The Anacostia Water Trail Map and Guide highlights resources and activities available on the Anacostia River as well as access points, historical information and boating safety tips. Learn More



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Upcoming Events

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Earth Day Cleanup 2016
Saturday, April 23, 2016

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