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Manassas National Battlefield Park

Rank: 106 6 Activites Phone: (703)-361-1339 Email: MANA_Info_Request@nps.gov Distance: 4.58 miles

On July 21, 1861, two armies clashed for the first time on the fields overlooking Bull Run. Heavy fighting swept away any notion of a quick war. In August 1862, Union and Confederate armies converged for a second time on the plains of Manassas. The Confederates won a solid victory bringing them to the height of their power.

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Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts

Rank: 124 1 Activites Phone: (703)-255-1800 Email: will_rifenbark@nps.gov Distance: 17.72 miles

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. A good time to explore the beauty and history of the park without the crowds is October - April.

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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 18.68 miles

Occoquan Bay NWR was established in 1998 and is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers. This 644 acre refuge was previously a military research site and is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge has a unique mix of wetlands, forest, and native grasslands that provides a diversity of habitats for wide variety of species. Wetland habitats cover about 50% of the r...

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Prince William Forest Park

Rank: 144 6 Activites Distance: 19.14 miles

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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Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 19.58 miles

Featherstone NWR is located about 22 miles south of Washington D.C. at the confluence of Neabsco Creek and the Potomac River. The refuge is managed by staff of the Potomac River NWR Complex. Composed of wetlands and woodlands, the refuge is a narrow strip along the shore of the Potomac River and mouth of Neabsco Creek with a railroad right of way bordering the western edge. The refuge provides ...

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Wood Thrush Trail National Park

5 Activites Phone: (703)-339-0410 Email: Theresa_Jefferson@es.blm.gov Distance: 19.99 miles

One mile loop trail on the 800 acres of the Meadowood SRMA on Mason Neck in Fairfax County, Virginia and plans to manage it to provide open space for recreation, environmental education, and wild horse and burro interpretation. The 800-acre Mason Neck peninsula, approximately 18 miles south of Washington, D.C., is also the site of Gunston Hall - historic home of George Mason IV, author of the Vi...

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Meadowood Special Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (703)-339-8009 Email: BLM_ES_Meadowood@blm.gov Distance: 20.02 miles

Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area was established on October 18, 2001 and is located on Mason Neck peninsula in Fairfax County, Virginia. Meadowood Special Recreation Management Area offers 13 miles of hiking, horseback riding and mountain bike trails including a universally accessible trail to Hidden Pond, two fishing ponds, 800 acres of forest and meadows, environmental education p...

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Great Falls Park

7 Activites Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 20.58 miles

At Great Falls, the Potomac River builds up speed and force as it falls over a series of steep, jagged rocks and flows through the narrow Mather Gorge. The Patowmack Canal offers a glimpse into the early history of this country. Great Falls Park has many opportunities to explore history and nature, all in a beautiful 800-acre park only 15 miles from the Nation's Capital.

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial National Park

Rank: 97 1 Activites Email: GWMP Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 21.62 miles

Arlington House is inextricably linked to one of the most famous Confederate Civil War Generals, Robert E. Lee, but it is also the home of a family whose roots lie with the father of our country, George Washington. Arlington House is where this family lived and lost. It was also home to a large enslaved population that came from Mount Vernon to provide the existence that the family knew.

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Lyndon Baines Johnson Memorial Grove On The Potomac National Park

Rank: 148 4 Activites Phone: (703)-289-2500 Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 21.62 miles

From this distance the seat of national power appears pristine across the river, so President Johnson came here often when he needed to escape from the stresses of building a Great Society. After he died, his wife chose this place for his memorial. A landscape of serpentine paths, white pines, a granite monolith, and an open meadow honors his legacy of social justice and conservation legislation.

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Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (703)-490-4979 Email: FW5RW_MSNNWR@fws.gov Distance: 22.82 miles

Mason Neck NWR was established in 1969 for the protection of nesting, feeding, and roosting habitat for the Bald eagles. It was the first federal refuge established specifically for the (then endangered) Bald eagle. The refuge is part of the Potomac River NWR Complex. The refuge, situated along the Potomac River on the Mason Neck peninsula, consists of 2277 acres of oak-hickory forest, f...

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Claude Moore Colonial Farm National Park

2 Activites Distance: 23.43 miles

Step back in time and experience life on a small farm in northern Virginia. Living history programs and demonstrations offer a glimpse of what life was like for a poor farm family, just before the Revolutionary War.

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George Washington Memorial Parkway

Rank: 4 8 Activites Phone: (703)-289-2500 Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 23.94 miles

The George Washington Memorial Parkway was designed for recreational driving. It links sites that commemorate important episodes in American history and preserve habitat for local wildlife. The parkway and its associated trails provide a scenic place to play and rest in the busy Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Glen Echo Park

1 Activites Phone: (301)-320-1410 Distance: 24.51 miles

Glen Echo Park began in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly "to promote liberal and practical education." By 1911, it transformed into DC's premier amusement park until it closed in 1968. Since 1971, the National Park Service has owned and operated the site and today, with the help of the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, offers year-round cultural and recreational activities.

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Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial Park

Rank: 190 2 Activites Email: gwmp_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 26.23 miles

In the 1930s landscape architects transformed Mason's Island from neglected, overgrown farmland into Theodore Roosevelt Island, a memorial to America's 26th president. They conceived a "real forest" designed to mimic the natural forest that once covered the island. Today miles of trails through wooded uplands and swampy bottomlands honor the legacy of a great outdoorsman and conservationist

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Piscataway Park

Rank: 191 3 Activites Email: Nace_fort_washington_park@nps.gov Distance: 26.36 miles

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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The Old Stone House National Park

Email: ROCR_Superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 26.76 miles

As the nation's capital, Washington, DC is known primarily as a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events. But aren't the lives of DC's "regular" citizens and "regular" buildings significant too? The oldest building in DC, Old Stone House commemorates the daily lives of Georgetown's early residents. The house serves as a great example of Revolutionary War-era architecture.

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John Ericsson National Memorial Park

1 Activites Distance: 26.96 miles

During his lifetime, John Ericsson revolutionized several facets of technology. The Swedish-born engineer-inventor is best known for his work during the Civil War when he transformed naval warfare through his design of the iron-plated USS Monitor. The movements of Ericsson's pencil across his drafting board were as crucial to victory as the movements of Lincoln's armies across battlefields.

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Lincoln Memorial National Park

Rank: 5 1 Activites Distance: 26.99 miles

"In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." Beneath these words, the 16th President of the United States sits immortalized in marble as an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom.

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Korean War Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 19 1 Activites Distance: 27.10 miles

Our nation honors her sons and daughters who answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 15 Distance: 27.16 miles

Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial National Park

Rank: 26 1 Activites Distance: 27.23 miles

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself...." iconic words from an iconic president. Learn more about the man, his memorial and his lasting legacy to the Nation.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial National Memorial Park

Rank: 20 1 Activites Phone: (202)-426-6841 Distance: 27.25 miles

A man of conscience; the freedom movement of which he was a beacon; and his message of freedom, equality, justice and love.

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Constitution Gardens National Park

3 Activites Distance: 27.33 miles

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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George Mason Memorial National Park

Distance: 27.41 miles

Dedicated on April 9, 2002, honors the little known but widely felt contributions of an important founding father.

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