Discover the DC Parks in the Fall
Washington DC is full of great parks and the fall season is the perfect time to explore their many advantages.
Parks in Capitol Hill
The Capitol Hill area is home to nearly 60 parks throughout the area. Some are designed as squares, while others are triangles. The largest of the parks include Marion, Stanton, Lincoln and Folger. These are all located between 2nd Streets NE and SE near the Anacostia River.
East Potomac Park
Located south of the Jefferson Memorial, this park spans more than 300 acres and features a golf course, playground, outdoor pool, picnic facilities, recreation center, tennis courts, mini-golf and more.
Georgetown Waterfront Park
If you're looking for a place to relax, this park, located in Georgetown, is one of the best choices. You can spend time skating, biking, walking or picnicking against the backdrop of the scenic Potomac River.
Lafayette Park or Presidents Park
Located on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the White House, this seven-acre park is the site of many special events and well documented in movies and TV. Named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the Frenchman who fought in the Revolutionary War, its location makes it convenient to most of the city.
Meridian Hill Park
Many locals call this 12-acre park Malcolm X Park. It's located near 15th and 16th Streets NW and provides European-style terraced landscaping. Concerts are staged here regularly, along with other special events.
DC is rich in wide, open green spaces making it easy for most residents to find a favorite park within walking distance.