Bladensburg Waterfront Park
4601 Annapolis Road
Hours of OperationPark Hours:
Daily, Sunrise to Sunset (Parking lot closed and front gate locked at posted closing time. Please call
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, & New Year’s Day
Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center OPEN hOURS
Thursday-Saturday: 10 am-4 pm
The unique waterfront features a paved riverside walk, picnic pavilion, public fishing pier, free boat ramp, community boat storage, playground, B&O railroad caboose, interpretive signage, and bicycle, tricycle, canoe, kayak,
The interpretive pontoon
Enjoy special events in the park throughout the season, including the annual Port Towns Day. The hiker/biker trail links this park directly to the Anacostia Tributary Trail System and the new Anacostia River Trail to Washington, D.C.
While you are in the park, visit the War of 1812, Battle of Bladensburg Visitor Center. For more information on Bladensburg Waterfront Park, please call the park office or click on the links below.
Location/DirectionsFrom Washington D.C., take New York Avenue East. Turn North on Bladensburg Road. Pass Peace Cross on left. You are now on MD Route 450. Take 1st right into Bladensburg Waterfront Park. There is a sign at the entrance.
From Maryland, from the Beltway, take exit 23 which is Kenilworth Avenue South towards Bladensburg. Go five miles. After traffic light for Upshur Street intersection, go right on exit ramp to MD Route 450 (Annapolis Road). Go left at end of exit ramp onto Route 450 West. Park Entrance is 2 short blocks on the left.
From Virginia, take Kenilworth Avenue North. Take the exit ramp on right to MD Route 450 West. Turn right at stop light onto MD Route 450 West. Park entrance is 2 short blocks on the left.
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