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National Parks

Explore America’s national parks. Discover our most treasured places, supported by people like you, and start your travel planning here by finding your park.

  • African American Civil War Memorial

    Remember and honor the African-American soldiers and sailors of the Civil War at this historic memorial in Washington, D.C.

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    Anacostia Park

    Along the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., Anacostia Park is one of many green spaces located in the nation’s capital. The park’s grounds feature playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, a riverwalk trail, and a golf course.

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    Visit the site of the Battle of Antietam, which led to President Abraham Lincoln's issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation.

  • Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

    This home of Robert E. Lee is surrounded by Arlington National Cemetery. Visitors can schedule tours or walk through the house at their own pace.

  • Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site

    The Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site, located in Washington, D.C., served as the home of the “Father of Black History,” Dr. Carter G. Woodson from 1922 until his death in 1950.

  • Catoctin Mountain Park

    Catoctin Mountain Park contains over 25 miles of hiking through the mountains of upper Maryland, a park which honors Franklin D. Roosevelt's legacy in the U.S.

  • Clara Barton National Historic Site

    This National Historic Site commemorates the life of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. The home served as first headquarters for the Red Cross.

  • Constitution Gardens

    Constitution Gardens is situated between our Vietnam Memorial and World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial

    Located across from the Smithsonian National Air and Space museum and nestled among many of the federal agencies that have roots in the Eisenhower administration, this memorial honors Dwight D. Eisenhower’s legacy as the nation’s 34th President and the World War II Supreme Allied Commander.

  • 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.

  • Fort Washington Park

    Picturesque Fort Washington sits on high ground overlooking the Potomac River and offers a grand view of Washington, D.C. and the Virginia shoreline.

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

    Located along the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Western edge of the Tidal Basin near the National Mall, this is a memorial to FDR and Eleanor Roosevelt.

  • Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

    Dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 19th century African American, the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site provides guided tours and exhibits.