National Capital Parks

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National Capital Parks Information

National Capital Parks offers acres of historic sites, recreation fields, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, meadows, forests, statuary, 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.

Making an Impact

Visiting National Capital Parks

Map of the Park

National Capital Parks
1900 Anacostia Drive, SE
Washington, , DC

Parks Near National Capital Parks

Frederick Douglass House
Dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 19th century African American, The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site provides guided tours and exhibits.
Jefferson Memorial
Washington, D.C.'s Thomas Jefferson memorial honors America's founding father, and primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
Theatre interior at Ford's Theatre National Historic Site
Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. memorializes a day ingrained in American history: the day President Lincoln was assassinated.
Washington Monument at night
Visit the Washington Monument, centerpiece of the National Mall. Take in breathtaking views from the top while towering over our nation’s capital.
From the Blog

From the Blog

Muir Woods
NPF Blog
March 14, 2014
Washington Monument seen from Lincoln Memorial
NPF Blog
August 8, 2012
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