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

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National Capital Parks-East manages a diverse set of parks in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Anacostia Park Environmental Cleanup

Anacostia Park Environmental Cleanup

Years of industrialism left sites in Anacostia Park exposed to contamination. Learn more about the National Park Service's cleanup efforts

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National Capital Parks-East is an administrative unit of the National Park Service. It manages parks in Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Last updated: September 26, 2018

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Mailing Address:

1900 Anacostia Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020


(202) 690-5185

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