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Oxon Cove Park & Oxon Hill Farm

4 Activites Email: vanessa_molineaus@nps.gov Distance: 0.56 miles

The diverse history of Maryland and our national heritage can be experienced at Oxon Cove Park. Through hands on activities, living history programs, and more, you can experience farm life and how its changed over time. Explore how the park evolved from a plantation home during the War of 1812, to a hospital farm, to the park you can visit today.

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Fort Foote Park

3 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 3.00 miles

Fort Foote was constructedin 1863 atop Rozier's Bluff to strengthen the ring of fortifications that encircled Washington, D.C. Two of the Guns that prtoected Washington are still there along with the remains of the fort's earthworks.

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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Rank: 273 2 Activites Email: julie_kutruff@nps.gov Distance: 4.02 miles

Walk the halls of Cedar Hill, home of the famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery, Douglass escaped to spend his life fighting for justice and equality for all people. His tireless struggle, brilliant words, and inclusive vision of humanity continue to inspire and sustain people today.

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Harmony Hall National Park

Email: Nace_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 4.14 miles

The 18th century Harmony Hall mansion is located on a 62.5-acre open pasture land estate along the Potomac River. This estate was purchased by the National Park Service in 1966, to preserve southern Maryland cultural heritage. Surrounded by a rich landscape, it offers visitors many chances to connect with Colonial History. The park also home to the remains of the Want Water House and canal.

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National Capital Parks-East

Rank: 64 1 Activites Phone: (202)-690-5185 Distance: 4.22 miles

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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Suitland Parkway

Distance: 4.23 miles

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 Capital Parks-East

Phone: (202)-690-5185 Distance: 4.23 miles

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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Fort Washington Park

Rank: 123 5 Activites Phone: (301)-763-4600 Email: NACE_Fort_Washington_Park@nps.gov Distance: 4.59 miles

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.

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Anacostia Park

6 Activites Distance: 5.26 miles

Listen! Beneath the bustle of Washington, DC, the song of a meadowlark joins the sounds of friends, families, and fun. Authorized almost a hundred years ago as a multiple use park, Anacostia Park serves as a playground while protecting the natural scenery and water quality of the Anacostia River. The park serves as an example of how far-sighted urban planning serves today's generation as well.

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National Capital Parks-Central

Rank: 46 2 Activites Phone: 20248598802 Email: National_Mall@nps.gov Distance: 5.52 miles

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. Today, NACC preserves and interprets more than a dozen NPS areas including the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial, the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Ford's Theatre National Historic Site and the House Where Lincol...

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George Mason Memorial National Park

Distance: 5.52 miles

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

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National Mall & Memorial Parks

3 Activites Phone: (202)-426-6841 Distance: 5.53 miles

Each year, millions of people visit the 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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Thomas Jefferson Memorial National Park

Rank: 30 1 Activites Distance: 5.58 miles

Author of the Declaration of Independence, Statesman and Visionary for the founding of a Nation.

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Fort Dupont Park

4 Activites Email: julie_kutruff@nps.gov Distance: 5.69 miles

2014 will see major improvements on the Fort Dupont Park trail system. Fort Dupont Park offers over 10 miles of trails to its visitors. The seven mile long Hiker/Biker Trail connects six Civil War earthwork fortifications for mountain bikers and hikers to learn about the rich history of the Civil War Defenses of Washington while exercising in a beautiful mature forested park.

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Capitol Hill Parks

Distance: 5.83 miles

The Capitol Hill Parks include several park areas east of the U.S. Capitol. Included in this group are Folger, Lincoln, Stanton, and Marion Parks, the Eastern Market and Potomac Avenue Metro stations, and several smaller land parcels such as Seward Square, Twining Square, the Maryland Avenue Triangles, the Pennsylvania Avenue Medians, and 59 inner-city triangles and squares.

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial National Park

Rank: 26 1 Activites Distance: 5.91 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: 6.05 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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Washington Monument National Park

Distance: 6.09 miles

Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C. Tickets are required to visit the interior of the Washington Monument.

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World War Ii Memorial National Park

Rank: 16 Distance: 6.18 miles

Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.

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National World War Ii Memorial Park

Distance: 6.18 miles

Through stone architecture and bronze sculptures, the World War II Memorial recognizes the ways Americans served, honors those who fell, and recognizes the victory they achieved to restore freedom and end tyranny around the globe.

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Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site

Rank: 160 1 Activites Distance: 6.19 miles

A street unlike any other. It is known the world over as the heart of the Nation's Capital. America's history has marched, paraded, promenaded, and protested its way along the Avenue.

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Korean War Veterans Memorial National Park

Rank: 19 1 Activites Distance: 6.22 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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John Ericsson National Memorial Park

1 Activites Distance: 6.23 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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Old Post Office Tower National Park

Distance: 6.29 miles

Built in 1899, the Old Post Office's clock tower offers panoramic views of Washington, D.C. The tower houses the Congress Bells, a Bicentennial gift from England commemorating friendship between the nations. The Tower is closed until 2016 as the entire building is currently undergoing major renovations.

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Lincoln Memorial National Park

Rank: 5 1 Activites Distance: 6.37 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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