National Capital Parks-East is 13 park sites, parkways, and statuary covering more than 8,000 acres of historic, cultural, and recreational parklands from Capitol Hill to the nearby Maryland suburbs.
National Capital Parks - East comprises incredibly diverse sites where you can join a park ranger in cow milking; visit the home of the great orator and abolitionist Frederick Douglass; see forts that were built to defend Washington, DC; hike on the trails; and much more.
Capitol Hill Parks
Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
Fort Dupont Park
Fort Washington Park
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens
Langston Golf Course
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Oxon Cove Park / Oxon Hill Farm
Sewall Belmont House and Museum
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