A Journey To Parks Beyond The Capital
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
New Webpage for Shepherd Parkway
Check out the new webpage for all things about Shepherd Parkway. Learn about the rich natural and historical significance of the park.Read More
The Sites of National Capital Parks-East
Check out the incredible diversity of National Capital Parks-East sites. Natural, Cultural, Historical, and Recreational, we have it all.Read More
A Visitor's Guide to National Capital Parks-East
Beyond the Capital is the source for information and events in National Capital Parks-East.Read More
A lot is happening in your parks. Get it all on Facebook and Twitter.Read More
Give back to the park and community
Thinking about volunteering? Begin the journey to help care for one of our historical or natural sites.Read More
Did You Know?
Kenilworth Park & Aquatic Gardens is the only national park established for the propagation of water plants. This site is part of Anacostia Park in National Capital Parks - East.