Hains Point Picnic Area (East Potomac Park)

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The Hains Point Picnic Areas, located at the southern tip of East Potomac Park, offer a delightful destination to have a picnic with beautfiul views of the Potomac River, Anacostia River and the Washington Channel. Other popular activities on Hains Point include fishing, bicycling, running, and playtime for the kids on the playground. 

Reservations for picnic areas (A, B, C, D) are required seven days a week (Sunday through Saturday) all year-round.

Need to Know

Need To Know

Hains Point offers four picnic areas for reservation (Areas: A, B, C, D). Each area accommodates up to 75 people. Picnic areas include limited picnic benches with no shelters. A public restroom is located in the area. Limited parking is available. There are no electrical outlets and grills are not provided.

Picnic areas can be reserved for half day $90.00 (Week Days: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Weekends: 9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.); full day $180.00 (Week Days: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Weekends: 9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.). To make a full day reservation, purchase both the morning and afternoon time slots for your desired day.

Contact Information

1100 Ohio Drive SW Washington DC 20242

Phone Number

(202) 245-4715

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