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“Kayak rental”

Bladensburg Waterfront Park
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Come enjoy Bladensburg Waterfront Park, located on the scenic Anacostia River, one of the most historic waterways in America! Explore the river by boat or the hiker/biker trails linking to the Anacostia Tributary Trail System and the new Anacostia River Trail to Washington, D.C. The unique waterfront park features: - Canoe, kayak, bike, and trike rentals - Paddle boat, rowboat, and fishing rod rentals - Interpretive river boat tours - Battle of Bladensburg Visitors Center - Riverside walking path - Picnic pavilion - Hiking/biking trails - Fishing pier - Boat ramp - Playground - B&O railroad caboose Engage your class or group with an environmental or social studies program! And enjoy special events in the park throughout the season, including live concerts and festivals, like the annual Waterfront Art Festival or Port Towns Day.
Reviewed September 2, 2013

For $16, you can rent a kayak for a whole day and explore the Anacostia River. We paddled downstream to the arboretum, then explored Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. It was very peaceful and felt like a vacation.

We saw herons and egrets and geese and ducks...and turtles.

Other people had rented pedal boats and were fishing.

A very nice park...in a place most people wouldn't think to look.

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Reviewed October 9, 2012

This sweet gem of a park is tucked away in Bladensburg, MD, near Northeast D.C. For families with young children, this small park offers a playground to occupy kids while parents enjoy a view of the tidal waters of the Northeast Branch. For families or anyone else who enjoys biking or a long walk, the park offers an entrance to an extensive bike-trail system heading both North and South. In season, canoes and kayacks can be rented here and Naturalist-led pontoon boat rides are another engaging option. In addition, a nature center offers some events here and on some summer evenings bands perform.

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