Piscataway Park

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Piscataway Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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 (table).

Piscataway Park

Address:13551 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744

Phone:301-763-4600
Fax:301-763-1389
Web: www.nps.gov/pisc/
Size: 4,695 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 4, 1961.
Location:Stretches for 6 miles from Piscataway Creek to Marshall Hall on the Potomac River, on the opposite shore from Mount Vernon.
Facilities:Picnic area, fishing pier, boardwalks, nature trails.
Activities:Hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, educational programs.
Special Features:The tranquil view from Mount Vernon of the Maryland shore of the Potomac is preserved as a pilot project in the use of easements to protect parklands from obtrusive urban expansion. The project began in 1952 to preserve the river view as in was during George Washington's day.

See other parks in Maryland.
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