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Kingman and Heritage Island

Kingman Island is a park located in the District off of Benning Road, next to RFK Stadium. The island boasts hiking, fishing, and over a mile of trails. Things To Do Biking: 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. Clean Ups and Service Projects: Organized monthly clean ups are offered, with exception to November, every last Saturday of the month, from 10 am to 12 pm. In November, the clean up will be offered on November 21st. Groups and individuals are also welcome to schedule their own project on the islands. Please note, Service Projects will not be offered during the winter season. For more information, or if you would like to schedule a service day for your group or company please contact kingmandisland@livingclassroomsdc.org 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. 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 schoolprograms@livingclassroomsdc.org or 202-488-0627 x 242 Environmental Center: The environmental center is still in the planning and construction stage. Please visit the Living Classrooms website to find out more information on the Environmental Center. 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. 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 share with the community, or are interested in seeing more photos, please visit our Flickr group called “Kingman Island” to see more. 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. Visit Website

Or call (202) 488-0627 or email kingmanisland@livingclassroomsdc.org for more information.


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