Did you know? Glover Park is home to the only independent neighborhood softball league in Washington, D.C. The co-ed league includes a number of teams comprised of local residents and hosts games at the corner of 39th Street and Calvert Street.
First developed in the 1920s, Glover Park was originally established between as an upper-middle class neighborhood boasting a sedate and preppy charm. The neighborhood continues to reflect that character today, and much of the area is defined by the charming rowhouses that remain from the neighborhood's early days. The residential neighborhood is a popular choice for young families due to its peaceful demeanor, abundance of parks and green spaces, and family-friendly commercial strip.
The C&O Canal provides the best camping spot within hiking distance of Glover Park. Situated directly on the Potomac, it's a great place for spur-of-the-moment outdoor adventures. Breadsoda offers the best lunch spot in the neighborhood. With its classic pool room, selection of hearty traditional American sandwiches and tap full of craft beers, it's the perfect spot for a lazy afternoon. Enjoy tacos and margaritas in a unique environment at Surfside. The blend of fresh Tex-Mex cuisine is delicious, and the rooftop patio offers a gorgeous view of the neighborhood.