Things To Do
Things to do
Biking: KIngman Island is part of the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail (ADD LINK HERE). Biking is permitted on the main trail on Kingman Island and on the boardwalk trail.
Birding: There are 100 species of resident and migratory birds that can be seen at the park.
Boating: Kingman Island can be explored by boat. Visitors can explore the park’s shore to the east on the Anacostia River and to the west on Kingman Lake. Dock access to the island is provided on the boardwalk connecting Kingman and Heritage Islands.* *Note: The waterways surrounding the islands are tidal; please check Current Tide Data before planning your trip.
Dog Walking: Dogs are allowed in the park as long as they remain on a leash. Please pick up and properly dispose of their waste.
Fishing: Fishing is allowed in all areas of the park in accordance with DC Laws.
Hiking: There is over a mile and a half of trails on the islands to hike and explore (ADD LINK TO MAPS).
Picnicking: Picnicking is allowed in the park. Please remember to properly dispose of trash and recycling.
Photography: Kingman Island and Heritage Islands are beautiful parklands that offer any photographer a wealth of opportunities for great photos. If you have any photos that you would like to share with the community, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the hashtag #kingmanisland.
Wildlife Viewing: There is abundant wildlife to see in the park. Visit our Wildlife and Plants page to see what kinds of wildlife have been observed on Kingman and Heritage Islands.
Education and volunteer opportunities:
Clean Ups and Service Projects : Groups and individuals are welcome to schedule their own project on the islands. For more information, or if you would like to schedule a service day for your group or company, please contact email@example.com.
Educational Programs: Educational Programs such as Forest Ecology, Wacky Watersheds, Orienteering, or Teambuilding are available at our Kingman Island location. Kingman Island is also available for Park Outreach Programming. To arrange for an educational program for your organization or school group please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-488-0627.