National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park

Accokeek, Maryland 20607

National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park

National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park Professional Review and Guide

"Piscataway Park is named for the Piscataway Creek and its namesake American Indians, who were once one of the most populous tribes in the Chesapeake Bay region. In the late 18th century, the view across the Potomac River from George Washington’s Mount Vernon was one of woods and cultivated fields. More than two centuries later, it still is.

The mostly level hike is only partially blazed and signposted. The hand-drawn map available at the visitor center provides a good over view of the site; however, be advised that the trail details are not completely accurate. Stay on trails and avoid trespassing."

National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park Reviews

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12/26/2011
excellent place to spend the day, pretty busy even for middle of winter, but worth the drive.
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7/30/2004
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Trail Information

Accokeek
Nearby City
3.4 miles
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
2.5 hours
Duration
Open daily, sunrise–sunset. Visitor center is open March 1–November 30, Tuesday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and December 1–February 28, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., on weekends only
Season
Accokeek Foundation at Piscataway, 301-283-2113, accokeekfoundation.org
Local Contacts
National Park Service, tinyurl.com/npspiscatawaymap Accokeek Foundation, tinyurl.com/accokeekfoundmap
Local Maps