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Address: 10 Water Street Southeast, Washington DC, DC 20003
Phone Number:
+1 202-465-7080
06:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Beautiful and clean

We came to visit family , went to the park for the first time , it was very clean and family friendly , the whole area was very well kept. Loved it and bring the kids.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Winter Springs, Florida
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Winter Springs, Florida
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to visit family , went to the park for the first time , it was very clean and family friendly , the whole area was very well kept. Loved it and bring the kids.

Thank rgb390
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77 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Came to D.C. In January for a week long training at the Navy Yard. Stayed at the Hampton Inn which is directly across fromThe Yards. Very impressed with all the construction going on , and the fact there are several restaurants to choose from in the vicinity. Of course the Navy Yard metro is also close by so that makes... More 

1 Thank Karl G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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726 reviews
425 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Yards Park is located along the bank of the Anacostia River stretching from 1st street (at National Park) to Isaac Hull Avenue (Commercial Navy Yard) and connecting to the River walk of the Navy Yard (Navy facility compound). The park was designed to host summer events and for relaxation for the Commercial Navy Yard visitors and locals. It is... More 

1 Thank Prawet J
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23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Yards park has a lovely paddling pool that is great to hang out at on sunny days. Not too deep, so even small kids can have a blast. Plenty of grass to find a spot, and some chairs and tables in the shade. Our 6-year old loved it.

1 Thank Tessa K
Jessup, Maryland
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206 reviews
147 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I recently made my first visit to Yards park with my 11, 3 and 3 year old sons. Yards park is a big green space right on the Anacostia River in SE DC. I found parking in a big lot right across the street (quite inexpensive - I paid $6 for 3 hours and paid at a kiosk before leaving... More 

2 Thank crayolabird
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Sure, Georgetown is great. But it's hard to get to, and those crowds? Yards Park is relatively calm and serene compared to DC's more popular waterfront areas. Friday nights are the best nights to go, there's almost something going on in the warmer months. Grab ice cream from Jubilee, a sandwich from Cornercopia or a bowl from Takorean and picnic... More 

1 Thank Kacy B
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188 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visited for the first time (even though we're locals) and thought that it's a nice place to chill and hang out. They have a splash area for kids to run around in on a hot day and then there's the waterfront where you can take a picnic blanket and just hang out. Most of the restaurant selections are pricey... More 

1 Thank green4859
Evergreen, Colorado
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294 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

This latest edition to the revitalization of the DC waterfront is a winner. It opens a large stretch of the old Navy Yard to the public. The highlight is the broad boardwalk and attractive footbridges along the Anacostia River with views downriver to the Potomac. There are steps, benches and grass for relaxing. A wide, open area is available for... More 

1 Thank Knyte7
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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113 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Not a bad spot for a picnic by the water and it is nice that there are some stores and restaurants there (even if they have zero personality).

Thank MSPXelaforNow
New York City, New York
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143 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

What a gorgeous place! Come here at night and see the entire place lit up :D I was fortunate enough to come for the giant inflated bunny exhibition and was really impressed with the work and park. There was also a live DJ at the event.

1 Thank mink45

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