Explore National Parks in and near Washington, DC

Washington, DC, is where history happens! Do you want to recreate in a natural environment? Explore historic buildings and landmarks? Celebrate in a major festival? You'll find it all here.


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Discover the DC metro area's diverse national parks! Use the map to find your way and get more information about each park area.

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Frequently Asked Questions

General information on a variety of topics.

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Questions? Comments? Concerns? Get in touch with the parks.

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Trip Ideas

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Last updated: April 16, 2021