National Capital Parks
National Capital Parks-East includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 8,000 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas. The resources are as diverse as historic sites, recreation fields, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, meadows and forests, statuary, parkways, and archeological sites. NCP-East extends north to Ann Arundel County at the northern end of the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, through Prince Georges County, and southeast to the southern part of Piscataway Park in Charles County, Maryland.
National Capital Parks-East includes:
Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, Capitol Hill Parks, Fort Circle Parks (Fort Dupont & others), Fort Washington Park, Greenbelt Park, Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm, Piscataway Park, Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Suitland Parkway, and other sites.
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