The grounds of Glen Echo Park are open daily from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. (the next day). The National Park Service offices are closed on the following holidays: Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, December 25th, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, and President's Day. There are many different activities that take place at the park throughout the year and during different hours. You can also find a park ranger at the Ranger Station, located in the lower level of the red brick building next to the carousel. Dentzel Carousel Ranger-led tours of the historic 1921 Dentzel Carousel are free and offered year round! Tours can also be scheduled by advanced reservation by calling 301-320-1400. May - September , every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 am (meet at carousel) October - April , every Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 pm (meet at carousel) Tickets to ride the carousel are $1.25 per ride. Hours of operations: May - August : Wednesday-Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm September : Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Enjoy the carousel on these additional days and nights: Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Friday, August 31 (Labor Day Art Show Reception), 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm **Hours are subject to change.