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Antietam National Battlefield

Maryland
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  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Visit the site of the Battle of Antietam, which led to President Abraham Lincoln's issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail

Connecticut, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Stargazing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is on many serious hiker's bucket list, but the AT also has great day hikes and campgrounds for hikers of all levels.

Assateague Island National Seashore

Maryland
Activities
  • Biking
  • Arts & Culture
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing
  • Children's Programs
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Off-Roading
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Tours
  • Water Activities
  • Wildlife Viewing
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About the Park

Enjoy the beauty of the herds of wild Assateague horses that roam the beaches and woods. Explore sandy beaches, salt marshes, maritime forests, and coastal bays.

Catoctin Mountain Park

Maryland
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  • Children's Programs
  • Camping
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Historical
  • Horseback Riding
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
  • Skiing
  • Winter Sports
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About the Park

Catoctin Mountain Park contains over 25 miles of hiking through the mountains of upper Maryland, a park which honors Franklin D. Roosevelt's legacy in the U.S.

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Maryland
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Children's Programs
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Shopping
  • Skiing
  • Tours
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter Sports
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C&O Canal National Historic Park
About the Park

The C&O Canal follows the route of the Potomac River for 184.5 miles from Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland.

Clara Barton National Historic Site

Maryland
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  • Tours
  • Historical
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Clara Barton House plaque
About the Park

This National Historic Site commemorates the life of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross. The home served as first headquarters for the Red Cross.

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine

Maryland
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About the Park

A source of American pride, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner." Enjoy ranger talks and flag changes.

Fort Washington Park

Maryland
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  • Historical
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Shopping
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About the Park

Picturesque Fort Washington sits on high ground overlooking the Potomac River and offers a grand view of Washington, D.C. and the Virginia shoreline.

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