National Parks and Nature Areas in Washington, DC

National Parks in the nation's capital include monuments to presidents, war memorials and a natural oasis at Rock Creek Park.

Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial Washington DC
Vietnam Veterans War Memorial (Photo courtesy Washington.org)
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
Lincoln Memorial (Photo courtesy Washington.org)
World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
World War II Memorial
Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC
Rock Creek Park includes a nature center, riding stables, tennis courts, a golf course and miles of trails.
Washington, DC monuments at night
National Mall is home to Washington's most iconic monuments and memorials.
Vietnam Veteran's War Memorial Washington DC
Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC
Washington, DC monuments at night

National Parks in Washington, DC are some of the most recognizable in the country: the solitary obelisk of the Washington Monument, the neo-classical structures of the Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials, and the sombre spaces of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, World War II Memorials and Korean War Veterans Memorial, all located around the National Mall.

But you can also discover scenic parks and natural areas in the Capital Region USA.

Great Green Spaces in Washington, DC

Nature lovers will especially enjoy the 1,754-acre Rock Creek Park, where shady biking, walking and running paths provide a tranquil oasis within the nation’s capital. Whether dreaming of a backcountry camping trip, winter snowboard adventure or rom escape, we’ll help you plan your ideal holiday.

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