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


Shepherd Parkway

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.

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The Sites of National Capital Parks-East

Check out the incredible diversity of National Capital Parks-East sites. Natural, cultural, historical, recreational - we have it all.

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Give Back to the Park and Community

Thinking about volunteering? Help care for one of our historical, natural, or recreational sites by donating your time and talent.

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Get Social

A lot is happening in your parks. Get it all on Facebook and Twitter.

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