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Other Designations (11)

Catoctin Mountain Park, Maryland

6602 Foxville Road
Thurmont, MD 21788
Phone: (301) 663-9388
Description: President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their lives from the Great Depression. The Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps gave this land a second opportunity and through re-growth, a new role as a recreation area.
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Constitution Gardens, District of Columbia

900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 426-6841
Description: Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks actually protects some of the older parkland in the National Park System. Areas within this premier park provide visitors with ample opportunities to commemorate presidential legacies; honor the courage and sacrifice of war veterans; and celebrate the United States commitment to freedom and equality.
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Fort Washington Park, Maryland

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Phone: (301) 763-4600
Description: Built to defend the river approach to Washington, DC, Fort Washington has stood as silent sentry for over 200 years. As technologies advanced so did Fort Washington, from the brick and stone of the 19th century to the concrete and steel of the 20th century. Joining the National Park Service in 1946, the park continues to protect the Potomac River.
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Greenbelt Park, Maryland

6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: (301) 344-3944
Description: The park and campground are open year round. Greenbelt Park is located in suburban Greenbelt, Maryland. Specific site Reservations are required at the Greenbelt Park campground year round. The park features a 174 site campground with specific site reservations, nine miles of trails, and three picnic areas. Enjoy the affordability, peaceful surroundings and National Park Service hospitality.
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National Capital Parks - East, District of Columbia

1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020
Phone: (202) 690-5185
Description: Welcome to National Capital Parks-East. We invite you to journey to parks Beyond the Capital of Washington, D.C. 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
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National Mall and Memorial Parks, District of Columbia

900 Ohio Drive SW
Washington, DC 20024
Phone: (202) 426-6841
Description: Each year, millions of people visit National Mall and Memorial Parks to recreate, to commemorate presidential legacies, to honor our nation's veterans, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation's commitment to freedom and equality.
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Piscataway Park, Maryland

13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20616
Phone: (301) 763-4600
Description: Piscataway Park is home to bald eagles, beavers, deer, foxes, ospreys, and many other species. To complement the surroundings, the park has, in addition to a public fishing pier and two boardwalks over fresh water tidal wetlands, a variety of nature trails, meadows, and woodland areas. The Park is also home to National Colonial Farm.
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Prince William Forest Park, Virginia

18100 Park Headquarters Road
Triangle, VA 22172
Phone: (703) 221-7181
Description: Prince William Forest Park is an oasis, a respite of quiet and calm. In 1936, Chopawamsic Recreation Area opened its gates to house children's 'relief' camps during the Great Depression. Renamed Prince William Forest Park in 1948, these fragrant woods and trickling streams have welcomed generations of campers, hikers, bikers and nature lovers. Discover Northern Virginia's best kept secret!
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Rock Creek Park, District of Columbia

5200 Glover Rd, NW
Washington, DC 20015
Phone: (202) 895-6000
Description: Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation's capital. This 1,754 acre city park was officially authorized in 1890, making it the third national park to be designated by the federal government. It offers visitors the opportunity to escape the bustle of the city and find a peaceful refuge, recreation, fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and thousands of years of human history.
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White House, District of Columbia

1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20500
Phone: (202) 456-1111
Description: Landmark, historic home & office of the United States president.
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Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, Virginia

1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182
Phone: (703) 255-1800
Description: No matter what your age or taste in shows, you'll find something you like onstage at Wolf Trap. From May through September, multiple amphitheaters in the park present performances such as musicals, dance, opera, jazz, and popular and country music.
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