Anacostia Park is operated by the United States National Park Service. It is one of Washington, D.C.'s largest and most important recreation areas, with over 1200 acres (4.9 km²) at multiple sites. Included in Anacostia Park is Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens and Kenilworth Marsh. Hundreds of acres are available for ballfields, picnicking, basketball, tennis, and the Anacostia Park Pavilion has some 3300 square feet (307 m²) of space for roller skating and special events. The Langston Golf Course offers an 18 hole course as well as a driving range, and three concession-operated marinas, four boat clubs, and a public boat ramp provide for access to the tidal Anacostia River for recreational boating. ...more on Wikipedia about "Anacostia Park"
Constitution Gardens is a National Park in Washington, DC, popularly understood as part of the National Mall though actually adjacent to its officially designated area. The 50 acre (200,000 m²) park is located in between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument, bounded on the north by Constitution Avenue and on the south by the Reflecting Pool. Constitution Gardens has a small lake, which contains an island open to pedestrians. ...more on Wikipedia about "Constitution Gardens"
East Potomac Park is a park in Washington, D.C., located south of the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge. Located between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River, the park is home to the East Potomac Golf Course, a mini-golf course, and the East Potomac Tennis Center. "The Awakening" sculpture is located in the park at Hains Point. On weekend mornings, the roads and paths of East Potomac Park are very popular with bikers, walkers, inline skaters, and runners. East Potomac Park is also part of the Marine Corps Marathon course. ...more on Wikipedia about "East Potomac Park"
Meridian Hill Park, also known unofficially as Malcolm X Park, is located in the Washington, D.C. neighborhood of Columbia Heights. The 12 acres (49,000 m²) of landscaped grounds are maintained by the National Park Service as part of Rock Creek Park but is not contiguous with the main part of that park. Meridian Hill Park is bordered by Euclid, 15th, W, and 16th Streets. In 1969 a bill was introduced to rename the site Malcolm X Park. Although the bill failed, some locals informally refer to it by the proposed name. ...more on Wikipedia about "Meridian Hill Park"
The National Mall is an open-area national park in downtown Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. It is the site of gardens and other greenery along with multiple Smithsonian Institution museums and national monuments and memorials. The National Mall refers specifically to the land stretching from the grounds of the Washington Monument to the United States Capitol directly to the east. However, the term commonly includes the areas that are officially part of West Potomac Park and Constitution Gardens to the west, and often is taken to refer to the entire area between the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol, with the Washington Monument providing a division slightly west of the center. ...more on Wikipedia about "National Mall"
National Mall and Memorial Parks (also known as National Capital Parks-Central) is an administrative unit of the National Park Service encompassing many national memorials and other areas in Washington, D.C. They include: ...more on Wikipedia about "National Mall and Memorial Parks"
President's Park, located in Washington, D.C., includes the White House, a visitor center, Lafayette Square, and the Ellipse. "President's Park" was the original name of Lafayette Park and Square. ...more on Wikipedia about "President's Park"
Rock Creek Park is an urban natural area with public park facilities which bisects Washington, DC. East of the park, except for a few enclaves, the city has a decidedly urban character. To the west, the city is more bucolic and prosperous. A majority of foreign embassies are located to the west, as well as the colonial town of Georgetown. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rock Creek Park"
The West Potomac Park is a U.S. national park in Washington, D.C., adjacent to the National Mall. It includes the parkland that extends south of the Reflecting Pool, from the Lincoln Memorial to the grounds of the Washington Monument. The park is the site of many national landmarks, including the Korean War Veterans Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, and the surrounding land on the shore of the Tidal Basin, an artificial inlet of the Potomac River created in the 19th century that links the Potomac with the northern end of the Washington Channel. The West Potomac Park is administered by the National Park Service. ...more on Wikipedia about "West Potomac Park"
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