The Parks of Capitol Hill

The Capitol Hill Parks include several park areas east of the U.S. Capitol. Included in this group are Folger, Lincoln, Stanton, and Marion Parks, the Eastern Market and Potomac Avenue Metro stations, and several smaller land parcels such as Seward Square, Twining Square, the Maryland Avenue Triangles, the Pennsylvania Avenue Medians, and 59 inner-city triangles and squares.

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In Lincoln Park, you can find statues to two important figures in the American civil rights movement: Abraham Lincoln and Mary McLeod Bethune. Both have stories to tell.

Emancipation statue with two women talking to a park ranger

Your Neighborhood Parks

Walk, run, bike, learn, explore, and have fun on Capitol Hill!

Last updated: July 10, 2019

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Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020


(202) 690-5185

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