Guided Nature Hikes

  • Mar 23 - Dec 15, 2019

  • Piscataway Park
    3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, Maryland 20607, United States


Explore the natural wonders of Piscataway Park with a guided trail walk led by an educator. Identify plants and animal life, learn about wild edible plants, or explore changes in the Potomac River landscape since the colonial period.  Hikes take place on the 2nd and 4th weekend of each month, March 23-December 15 at 1 pm and 3 pm.  Online registration closes 4pm the day prior to the program. In person registration occurs at our Visitor Center.

Tour Dates:

March 23 & 24: Animal Tracking

April 13 & 14: Signs of Spring

April 27 & 28: Signs of Spring: Letterboxing

May 11 & 12: Take a Walk on the Wildflower Side

May 25 & 26: Magnify your world

June 8 & 9: Magnify your world

June 22 & 23: Sensory Hike

July 13 & 14: Sensory Hike

July 27 & 28: Pumpkin Ash Trail

August 10 & 11: Nature Journaling

August 24 & 25: Sensory Hike (and ice cream!)

September 14 & 15: Forest Bathing

September 28 & 29: Nature Photography

October 26 & 27: Animal Tracking

November 9 & 10: Fall Foliage

November 23 & 24: Bird Watching 101

December 14 & 15: Who's Hibernating?


Cancellation Policy: Classes and events may cancel due to low enrollment or inclement weather. Cancellation will be made 1-2 days prior to the program. Check the website for details.

Refund Policy: If the Accokeek Foundation cancels the event (before it starts), prepaid fees will be refunded or used for another Hike program.

Venue Details
Piscataway Park
3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, Maryland 20607, United States
The Accokeek Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit partner organization of the National Park Service. The Foundation stewards 200 acres of Piscataway Park on the Maryland shore of the Potomac River across from George Washington's Mount Vernon. The park is open daily to visitors, and thousands of school children visit annually for farm-based education, learning about environmental stewardship through a historical lens. With support from donors and members, the Accokeek Foundation provides a natural space for all to enjoy, for generations to come.