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National Parks in District of Columbia


In the words of the US National Parks: “There are 84 million acres of iconic, treasured and sacred places protected in America’s over 400 national parks – and it all belongs to you. This is your land. “

With so many natural vistas, wild animals, and natural beauty to observe…what are you waiting for?  

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Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial Top Attraction!
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Memorial


President's Park (white House)
President's Park (white House) Top Attraction!
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park President's Park (White House), visitor center is closed for renovation, see website for temporary visitor center site.

Thomas Jefferson Memorial
Thomas Jefferson Memorial Top Attraction!
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park Thomas Jefferson-political philosopher, architect, musician, book collector, scientist, horticulturist, diplomat, inventor, and third President of the United States-looms large in any discussion of what Americans are as a people.

Anacostia Park
Anacostia Park
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park With over 1200 acres, Anacostia Park is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest and most important recreation areas. Included in Anacostia Park is Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens and Kenilworth Marsh.

Baltimore-Washington Parkway
Baltimore-Washington Parkway
National Park in Washingron, DC USA

National Park


Battleground National Cemetery
Battleground National Cemetery
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Cemetery Battleground National Cemetery, located at 6625 Georgia Avenue, NW, was established shortly after the Battle of Fort Stevens in the summer of 1864. The battle, which lasted two days (July 11 through July 12, 1864) marked the defeat of General Jubal A.

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
National Park in Potomac River, DC USA

National Historical Park Due to high waters, temporary closings include the Hancock boat ramp and McMahons Mill to Lock 41 area in Washington County and the Lander area and Monocacy boat ramp in Frederick County.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park Located along the famous Cherry Tree Walk on the Western edge of the Tidal Basin near the National Mall, this is a memorial not only to FDR, but also to the era he represents.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Historic Site From 1877 to 1895, this was the home of Frederick Douglass, the Nation's leading 19th-century African American spokesman.


George Mason Memorial
George Mason Memorial
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Memorial The George Mason Memorial, located in East Potomac Park near the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, commemorates the neglected contributions of an important Founding Father.

Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park

Mary Mcleod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Mary Mcleod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park

National Capital Parks - East
National Capital Parks - East
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Parks

National Capital Parks-Central
National Capital Parks-Central
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park National Capital Parks - Central (NACC) was established in 1965 to administer the National Park Service units in the memorial core of our nation's capital.

National Mall
National Mall
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park

National World War Ii Memorial
National World War Ii Memorial
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park The National World War II Memorial, located on the National Mall in Washington, DC commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of the WWII generation.

Old Post Office Tower
Old Post Office Tower
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park The Old Post Office is one of the last remaining examples of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture in Washington, D.C. The dominant park feature is the spectacular view from the 270-foot tower observation level, which is one of the best of the nation's capital.

Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site
Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Historic Site Pennsylvania Avenue is certainly among the world's most famous streets. While the Avenue serves work-a-day Washington as a major east-west transit route, it is known the world over as the heart of the Nation's Capital.

Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Park Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nations capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the beauty of nature.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
National Park in Washington, DC USA

National Memorial The Vietnam Veterans Memorial serves as a testament to the sacrifice of American military personnel during one of this nation's least popular wars. The memorial consists of three distinct sections.


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