Rock Creek 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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Rock Creek 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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Rock Creek Park

Address:3545 Williamsburg Ln NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:202-895-6000
Fax:202-895-6015
Web: www.nps.gov/rocr
Size: 1,755 acres.
Established: Authorized on September 27, 1890; transferred to National Park Service on June 10, 1933.
Location:In Washington, DC, within 5 miles of the White House.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), bicycle trail, visitor centers (é), nature center, playgrounds, tennis courts, golf course, exercise trails, museum/exhibit.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, fishing, tennis, golf, running, ranger-led programs.
Special Features:One of the largest urban parks in the United States, this wooded preserve contains a wide range of natural, historical, and recreational features in the midst of Washington, D.C. Points of interest include: the Nature Center and Planetarium, the focal point for activities related to the park's natural history; the Old Stone House, the oldest house in Washington; Peirce Mill, a gristmill where corn and wheat were ground into flour using water power from Rock Creek; and the remains of Civil War earthen fortifications, including Fort Stevens, the site of the only battle within the District of Columbia during the Civil War.

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