Glen Echo

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.
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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 65 reviews
March 20, 2017
Doug S
Glen Echo Park is historic, which means old, and in many ways is showing its age. But the carousel is delightful, a good old-timey classic like they don't make any more. The park is a lovely place...
March 9, 2017
Helena L
Effectively an old 1950s style amusement park, complete with flaking paint, that is being looked after by a he National Parks Service. Sadly the dodgems and carrousel were packed away for the winter...
November 28, 2016
Glen Echo Park is a unit of the National Park System. It’s adjacent to the Clara Barton National Historic Site. She enjoyed this park in her time. It was the Washington, DC area’s premier...