The Wharf

Park in Washington, DC | Outdoors | For Kids of All Ages

The Wharf with Kids is a great area on the water with tons to do, eat and shop. My kids love the Dock Swings and sliding down the little hill. Also great boardwalk with concerts.

The Wharf

The Wharf. Photo by FamilyTripGuides.

Hours & Tickets

  • Hours: Depends on spots
  • Free or Paid: Free
  • Cost: Free
  • Buy Tickets in Advance: No
  • Website: Link

Amenities

  • Restrooms: Yes
  • Parking Type: Street
  • Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible: Yes

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