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    Greenbelt

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Beyond the Capital A Visitor Guide to NCP East

the cover of the Beyond the Capital visitor guide
Charting the Future while Preserving the Past
 
 

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.

Each site that makes up National Capital Parks - East has much to offer the visitor. From quiet walks in the forest or along the river to the loud boom of cannon fire to winter ice skating. You will find that you can't visit just one.

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Anacostia Park
Baltimore-Washington Parkway
Capitol Hill Parks
Carter G. Woodson Home NHS
Civil War Defenses of Washington - Fort Circle Parks
Fort Dupont Park
Fort Foote Park
Fort Washington Park
Frederick Douglass NHS
Greenbelt Park
Harmony Hall
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens
Langston Golf Course
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
Oxon Cove Park/Oxon Hill Farm
Piscataway Park
Potomac Heritage Trail
Sewall Belmont House and Museum
Shepherd Parkway



Did You Know?

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that the Greenbelt Park (Md) campground hosted the Native American's Longest Walk II. The original Longest Walk was completed in 1978 as Native Americans protested the rights and conditions of the Native American communities.