The Accokeek Foundation cultivates a passion for the natural and cultural heritage of Piscataway Park and commitment to stewardship and sustainability.
The Accokeek Foundation is located in Piscataway Park, within the traditional ancestral homelands of Piscataway People both past and present. We acknowledge and honor with gratitude the land and waterways, and the people who have stewarded this land throughout the generations. We are humbled and honored to be able to carry on in this tradition.
About the Foundation
People connected to the land and engaged in creating a sustainable world.
A partner of the National Park Service in Piscataway Park, the Foundation stewards 200 acres of park while honoring the indigenous people and values that shaped this land. By honoring the park’s river location, the Piscataway people, and the sacredness of this land, the Accokeek Foundation seeks to share with people and communities through nature, agriculture, cultural history, and foodways, the value that this land and soil hold, including evolving stories about different communities’ reliance on it for sustenance. Park visitors will experience the interconnectedness of all life as they come to know the historical and cultural significance and regenerative potential of the indigenous landscape that is Piscataway Park.
Visit Piscataway Park
Free and open to the public year-round, Piscataway Park is home to the National Colonial Farm, a portion of the Captain John Smith and Potomac Heritage scenic trails, a series of seven nature trails, and almost 3 miles of Potomac River shoreline.