Finally, the warm weather has arrived here in Washington DC, and we are so ready to enjoy it with hiking, biking and running. Here near our RESA apartments, there are lots of beautiful parks nearby where you can get a dose of fresh air without going too far from home.
Ready to get in the spring spirit and finally get some vitamin D after months spent on your RESA couch? Check out these local parks which offer tons of fun outdoor activities, whether you want to get a workout in or just relax in the sunshine.
Rock Creek Park, located at 5200 Glover Rd, NW Washington, DC which is a 15 minute drive from your RESA apartment, is an urban oasis with hiking trails, tennis and golf, plus ranger-led wildlife programs and an amphitheater.
This 1,754 acre city park was officially authorized in 1890, making it the third national park to be designated by the federal government. It offers visitors the opportunity to escape the bustle of the city and find a peaceful refuge, recreation, fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and thousands of years of human history.
Fort Dupont Park, located at 1900 Anacostia Drive SE Washington, DC which is a 16 minute drive from home, is a 376-acre wooded park with 10 miles of hiking trails. It also hosts many concerts and educational programs.
The name of the park comes from the old Civil War earthwork fort that lies within the park. The fort was one of several designed to defend Washington from a Confederate attack during the Civil War.
5200 Glover Rd, NW Washington, DC 20015
1900 Anacostia Drive SE Washington, DC 20020