Did you know that Kingman and Heritage Islands was once planned to be an amusement park attracting 6,000 visitors daily? Now, the islands boast over 150 species of birds and has restoration plans to house an environmental education center. Read about Kingman and Heritage Islands’ history, clean-up and future in Gustav Cappaert’s article, “Reversing a Century of Neglect on the Anacostia,” now published in the American Way of Life Magazine (AWOL).
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About the ParkOriginally created by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1916, Kingman and Heritage Islands have now been transformed into a recreational area for people of all ages to learn about the natural environment in DC. Located in the Anacostia River near the RFK Stadium and managed by Living Classrooms, it is a fantastic place to enjoy nature through our educational programming and your own personal wanderings.
Hours of Operation9 am - Dusk (daily)
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To make a tax-deductible donation for continued restoration and educational programs at Kingman and Heritage Islands Park, please visit the Just Give website for Living Classrooms by clicking the image above. Thank you for your support.