• Bethune Memorial Statue - Lincoln Park

    Capitol Hill Parks

    District of Columbia

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  • Temporary Closures of Marion Park

    The National Park Service will begin sidewalk rehabilitation in Marion Park in April 2014. More »

  • Turf Protection in Lincoln Park

    April 15 - July 8 the center panel of grass in Lincoln Park will be closed in preparation for summer events. This preventative practice is put in place annually to keep the turf healthy and attractive. For additional information please call 202 673-2402.

Frequently Asked Questions

When, if ever, are Capitol Hill Parks closed for public use?

All Capitol Hill Parks are closed to the public from 12:00 midnight to 5:00 a.m.

When is it permitted to use skates, skateboards or similar devices in public parks?

Use of roller skates/blades, skateboards, scooters, roller skis, and coasting vehicles is prohibited except as designated below:

  • Anacostia Park Pavilion where roller skates and in–line ("roller–blades") skating are allowed.

  • The Washington Drive circle in Fort Washington Park

Is there a list of all the units in Capitol Hill Parks?

Yes, on our Park Statistics page.