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

Features

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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Anacostia River Festival

Anacostia River Festival

Come Experience the first annual Anacostia River Festival, a premier event and official closing of the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival!

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Turkey Trot Trail dedication during Fort Dupont Park's annual Feet in the Street

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.

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Get Social

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

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Volunteers on Trail

Give back to the park and community

Thinking about volunteering? Begin the journey to help care for one of our historical or natural sites.

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