Anacostia Park
Includes Kenilworth March, Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, the Langston Golf Course, ballfields, ball courts, picnic areas and a pavilion for roller skating and special events. Includes news and flora and fauna lists.
Capitol Hill Parks
Provides urban green space for relaxation, aesthetic enjoyment and historic commemoration. Includes Lincoln, Folger, Stanton and Marion Parks as well as several medians, squares and triangles.
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Follows the route of the Potomac River from the District to Cumberland, Maryland. Includes original structures, including locks, lock houses and aqueducts. Features educational activities, information for children, news and history.
Fort Dupont Park
Named for the Civil War earthwork located within the park, offering picnic areas, nature walks, Civil War programs, gardening, environmental education, music, skating, sports and youth programs.
National Mall
The National Park Service provides a historical overview of how the National Mall has evolved since 1790, illustrated by a timeline chart. Includes facts and figures about major Mall monuments and memorials, links to monument Web sites and a calendar of events.
President's Park
Located on the south end of the White House grounds and generally known as The Ellipse. Includes activities and history.
Rock Creek Park
Includes the Nature Center, Planetarium Visitor Center, Old Stone House and Pierce Barn. Includes history, activities, educational programs and information for children.
Washington Parks and People
Non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and enhancing public parks in the National Capital Region. Information on programs, getting involved, events, and special features devoted to Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park and Watts Branch Park, including photos.
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December 2, 2015 at 6:15:07 UTC
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