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Progress!  We've found an Internet address for over  95% of al the State and National Parks, and most state forests and wildlife areas,  and we're adding address and contact information daily.  We're working to add  more statue and national Forests, Preserves, and Wildlife Management information (and other federal lands, like BLM and Corps of Engineers)  Details for each park remain in the future.  If you know about a property, we'll consider adding your description of up to 50 words.  We're unable to pay for this, but will gladly give authorship credit. Just drop us an e-mail.  And please, we always want to know if we've provided incorrect information, so let us know..  

Parks Washington DC 2  National Capital - Washington Monument

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  National Capital Parks-Central   National Park Service     NPS  e-mail
202 426-6841 
National Capital Parks-Central
900 Ohio Dr, SW
Washington   DC  20024-2000
National Capital Parks - Central (NACC) was established in 1965  to administer the National Park Service units in the memorial core  of our nation's capital. Today, NACC preserves and interprets more   than a dozen NPS areas 

  National Capital Parks-East       National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

   202 690-5185

  1900 Anacostia Drive, SE

  Washington  DC  20020-6722

    NCP-East offers a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational  areas of that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations.

  National Maine Sanctuaries    Federal Agency      Nat'l Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin
Washington  DC
13 sites to reserve ocean environments

  National Mall    National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 426-6841 

  The National Mall

  900 Ohio Drive, SW

  Washington    DC  20024

    The National Mall's origins are as old as the capital city itself. The open space and parklands envisioned by Pierre L'Enfant's plan, which was commissioned by George Washington, created an ideal  stage for national expressions of remembrance

  National Wildlife Refuge System  Federal Agency         US Fish & Wildlife Service
Washington  DC
Alt URL             Last Update    3 /16/2004

  National World War II Memorial  National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 426-6841

  World War II Memorial

  900 Ohio Drive SW

    Washington   DC        20024

Opened early summer 2004, on the Mall between the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial, by the reflecting pool


  Old Post Office Tower   National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 606-8691

  Old Post Office Tower

  900 Ohio Drive, S.W.

  Washington    DC  20024

    The Old Post Office is one of the last remaining examples of Richardsonian Romanesque Architecture in Washington, D.C. The  dominant park feature is the spectacular view from the 270-foot tower observation level


  Pennsylvania Avenue National Historic Site    National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 485-9880

  The National Mall

  Washington   DC  20024-2000

    Pennsylvania Avenue is certainly among the world's most famous streets. While the Avenue serves work-a-day Washington as a major east-west transit route, it is known the world over as the  heart of the Nation's Capital.

  Pierce Mill                     Park       NPS
e-mail     202 282-0927
Rock Creek Parkway @ Tilden St
Washington  DC     20008
located in Rock Creek Park

 President's Park (White House) National Park Service  NPS e-mail

  202 206-1631

  President's Park

  1100 Ohio Drive, SW

  Washington   DC  20242

    The White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, was  originally constructed 1792-1800, the work of James Hoban. It was reconstructed in 1815 after being burned by British soldiers during   the War of 1812.

  Recreation, Heritage & Wilderness Resources    Federal Agency  US Forest Service       202 205-1706
Mail Stop 1125
1400 Independence Ave SW
Washington   DC     20090
manages national forests & grasslands                  Federal Agency     US Department of Interior
Mail Stop 5258 MIB
1849 C Street NW
Washington   DC   20240
government site  to gather all government owned publicly available properties together

  Rock Creek Park          National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 895-6000

  3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW

  Washington     DC  20008

    Rock Creek Park is truly a gem in our nation?s capital. It offers visitors an opportunity to reflect and soothe their spirits through the  beauty of nature.  Fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and the  ebb and flow of Rock Creek

  The Old Stone House    National Park Service     NPS e-mail

  202 426-6851

  Old Stone House

  3051 M St. NW

  Washington   DC  20008

    In the midst of Washington, D.C., a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events, stands an unassuming building commemorating the daily lives of ordinary Americans whomade this city, and this nation, unique.

  Thomas Jefferson Memorial       National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 426-6841 

  Thomas Jefferson Memorial

  900 Ohio Drive, SW

  Washington  DC  20024

    Thomas Jefferson-political philosopher, architect, musician, book collector, scientist, horticulturist, diplomat, inventor, and third President of the United States-looms large in any discussion of what Americans are as a people.


  USDA Forest Service Headquarters Information Center 
USDA Forest Service     US FS  e-mail


  201 14th Street, SW

  Washington     DC  20024

    Forest Service staff greet visitors connecting them to their National Forests and Grasslands while also helping with their visit to the   National Mall.  There is a 1,000-square foot interactive exhibit room, complete with an animatronic Smokey Bear


  Vietnam Veterans Memorial      National Park Service     NPS  e-mail

  202 426-6841 

  Vietnam Veterans Memorial

  900 Ohio Drive, SW

  Washington    DC  20024

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial serves as a testament to the  sacrifice of American military personnel during one of this nation's least popular wars.


  Washington Monument National Park Service     NPS


  202 426-6841 

  Washington Monument

  900 Ohio Drive, SW

  Washington    DC  20024-2000

    Alone among the Founders of the United States George Washington earned the title "Father of his Country" in recognition of his leadership in the cause of American independence.



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