Flora and fauna
Glen Echo is located just off the Capital Beltway (I-495). Take the Clara Barton/Cabin John Parkway exit. Go 2.5 miles and take the MacArthur Boulevard/Glen Echo exit (this is a left exit). Turn left onto MacArthur Boulevard. For the park, go two blocks to Oxford Road (just past the Glen Echo shopping center) and turn left into the Glen Echo Park parking lot.
Admission to the park is free. Certain activities have fees.
- Clara Barton National Historic Site, 5801 Oxford Road, ☎ (301) 320-1410, . tours on the hour 10AM-4PM. See where Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross, lived the last 15 years of her life.Free.
- Dance Swing, ballroom, waltz, contra, and other dances are held regularly in the 1930s Spanish Ballroom or in the Bumper Car Pavilion 
- Ride the carousel, in operation since 1921, for $1
- See a puppet show 
- Take an art or dance class
The Spanish Ballroom Cafe is open from the beginning of March through the end of October.
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This page was last edited at 02:19, on 21 January 2008 by Peter Fitzgerald. Based on work by Wikitravel user(s) Jonboy and DQJK2000 and Anonymous user(s) of Wikitravel.