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Camping in District Of Columbia

At only 68 square miles, you won’t find much camping in “The District”. That said, the National Park Service does maintain several national parks including National Mall And Memorial Parks, Rock Creek Park, and President’s Park. Visitors to D.C. enjoy the area’s history, monuments, memorials, cultural attractions, green spaces, and cherry blossoms. Pack a comfortable pair of shoes so you can spend your days exploring these unique places.

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Rock Creek Park

Rock Creek Park is a large urban park that bisects the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C. Created by Act of Congress in 1890, the park comprises 1,754 acres (2.74 mi2, 7.10 km2), generally along Rock Creek, a tributary of the Potomac River. More than two million people visit the park each year, many to use recreation facilities such as its golf course; hiking, biking, and equestrian trails;...

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National Mall And Memorial Parks

National Mall and Memorial Parks (formerly known as National Capital Parks-Central) is an administrative unit of the National Park Service (NPS) encompassing many national memorials and other areas in Washington, D.C. Federally owned and administered parks in the capital area date back to 1790, some of the oldest in the United States. In 1933, they were transferred to the control of the Nationa...

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Fort Dupont Park

Fort Dupont is a residential neighborhood located in southeast Washington, D.C., east of the Anacostia River. It is bounded by East Capitol Street to the north, Fort Dupont Park to the south, Minnesota Avenue to the west, and Fort Chaplin Park to the east and northeast. Fort Dupont has a population of approximately 7,050. Fort Dupont is adjacent to Fort Dupont Park, the grounds of a Civil War-e...

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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

The Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service, is located at 1411 W Street, SE, in Anacostia, a neighborhood east of the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, D.C. United States. Established in 1988 as a National Historic Site, the site preserves the home and estate of Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent African Americans of the 19th centu...

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Presidents Park White House

The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., it has served as the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800 when the national capital was moved from Philadelphia. The term "White House" is often used as a figure of speech for the president and his advisers. The residenc...

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