With over 1200 acres, Anacostia Park
is one of Washington, DC's largest and most important recreation areas. Included within are Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens
and Kenilworth Marsh. Hundreds of acres are available for ballfields, picnicking, basketball, and tennis, and the Anacostia Park Pavilion
has some 3300 square feet of space for roller skating and special events. The Langston Golf Course
offers an 18-hole course as well as a driving range, and three concession-operated marinas, four boat clubs, and a public boat ramp provide for access to the tidal Anacostia River for recreational boating
. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.