Each year, nearly 3,000 students from D.C. area schools visit the National Colonial Farm for an unique outdoor-classroom experience. Specialty tours are also available for adult groups, homeschoolers, and other youth organizations.
Animals are part of the Accokeek Foundation's stewardship of Piscataway Park. Many visitors appreciate the beauty of the farm animals without realizing their important role in farming systems.
Agriculture and Environmental Stewardship
At the Ecosystem Farm, we teach and inspire people to use principles and practices of sustainability in agriculture and everyday life.
The Saylor Grove public fishing pier and riverside trails provide visitors with scenic views along the shore of the Potomac River and a beautiful view of Mount Vernon.