Basic Information

Winter: Temperatures usually range from 30 to 50 F. There is occasional snow. Spring: Temperatures usually range widely from 40 to 70 F. Rain is common. Summer: Temperatures usually range from 70 to 90 F. Humidity is usually high. Be prepared and drink plenty of water. There is a water fountain in the visitor center. Fall: Temperatures usually range widely from 40 to 70 F. Humidity can remain high in the earlier part of the season.

Entrance Fees:

No Required Fee - $0.00

No Required Fee

Entrance Passes:

No Pass Required - $0.00

No Pass Required


The Capitol Hill Parks encompass various urban green spaces east of the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The largest of these parks include Lincoln Park, Stanton Park, Marion Park, and Folger Park.

These community-based parks provide recreation and leisure opportunities for local neighborhood residents and the general public. Basic standards of public decorum should apply. Some uses are regulated or prohibited in compliance with District of Columbia and Federal law in order to maintain public safety standards.

Large events or gatherings of more than 25 people, film/photography projects, and other specialized activities may require a permit.


Last updated: March 4, 2016

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Mailing Address:

National Capital Parks-East
1900 Anacostia Drive SE

Washington, DC 20020


(202) 690-5185

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