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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7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Group-Friendly
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Dining
  • Tour Length
    30 mins (rentals tour)
  • Weddings
Rated 4 by J8896YQlauries

October 01, 2023


Whispers of decades past

Haunting NPS amusement park that is now being repurposed with the arts-dance, pottery, puppetry and shows. Very eclectic park walk going back in time. Very glad we spent the extra time to walk the...

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Rated 4 by Robert D

June 30, 2022

Robert D

A Beautiful Day for a Stroll in this Historical Amusement Park

[Thurs., Jun 30,'22] Today was a Picture-Perfect Day to enjoy hours at several local attractions along MacArthur Blvd in Glen Echo, MD (near the beautiful C&O Canal and Potomac River, close to Great...

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Rated 5 by MiamiJgal

August 09, 2020


Back in time

Although everything was closed due to Covid there is historical info all around this unique park which used to be an amusement park back in the 50s and 60 s Peeking through the windows of an enclosed...

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