Washington Youth Garden
Time Out says
Nesting isn’t just for birds. Kids will love seeing this garden’s (pretend) giant bird and sitting in its child-sized nest when exploring this part of the U.S. National Arboretum. Devoted to research and public engagement, this kid-friendly section seeks to enhance science learning, “inspire environmental stewardship” and encourage healthy food choices. The garden works with area schools but is also open to the public. Watch your kids take in the whimsical garden designs or climb in the play area (they can meander over tree stumps and logs—a fitting activity) when dropping in.