This unique performance space is the only U.S. national park devoted to the performing arts. Managed through a public-private partnership, the arts center hosts a wide variety of entertainment each year, from pop singers to elaborate dance troupes to comedians. It features three separate performance venues — a large amphitheater, a smaller performance space and a Theatre-in-the-Woods especially for children — as well as walking trails and picnic spots to explore before or after the show.

Updates on Wolf Trap National Park for The Performing Arts

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    Parks after Dark: 9 Ideas for Nighttime Fun

    Aug 2015 | By Jennifer Errick

    Summer nights may be short, but national parks often host extra activities to educate and entertain visitors during this popular tourist season. Whether you’re exploring on your own or hanging…


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