Glen Echo Park

7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812 Get Directions
Phone: 301-634-2222
1921 Dentzel Carousel
Founded as Chautauqua retreat in 1891 and once an amusement park, there’s a 1921 Dentzel Carousel, ballroom dancing, arts studios, two children’s theaters and playground.
Tour Length: 30 min. (rentals tour)
ADA Accessible
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Meeting Facilities
On-site Dining



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August 17, 2017
This place has a bit of everything. The historic carousel is probably the main draw. Priced low, kids can ride to their hearts content while adults appreciate the restored animals and organ. The...
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August 10, 2017
Bertram S
We came here to ride the carousel. This is the only carousel owned by the National Park system. They actually have free tours of the carousel before it opens on weekends if you phone a few days...
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July 11, 2017
Maria M
Beautiful spot with lots of shade. The carousel,is excellent with long rides. Cafe in the park is clean but a bit pricey. Worth a visit with the children.