Park Views

Park Views explores the parks located within cities and takes a closer look at the green spaces just outside your door.

Park Views: Theodore Roosevelt Side Trail and Pulpit Rock

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Pulpit Rock, Rock Creek Park – June 2021

Teddy Roosevelt loved to hike, and Rock Creek Park was his favorite place to do it while president. We’re taking a look at one of his favorite spots and the trail that leads there and bears his name in another installment of Park Views. Let’s head on down the Theodore Roosevelt Side Trail and see what we find.

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Park Views: Rock Creek Park’s Miller Cabin

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Miller Cabin, Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC – April 2021

Those who’ve traveled through Rock Creek Park just north of Military Road may have seen a small wood structure set between the creek and Beach Drive. It’s known as Miller Cabin, and it provides a unique glimpse into DC’s past. But why is it even here? Let’s take a closer look.

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Park Views: Piney Branch Parkway

Piney Branch Parkway, Looking West From The 16th Street Bridge – April 2021

If you drive through Northwest Washington, DC, chances are you may have found yourself on Piney Branch Parkway, an offshoot of the more well-known Beach Drive. It’s a nice drive, but how does it measure up on foot? We’re taking a closer look in today’s Park Views.

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A Walk at Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens – April 2021

Just a few blocks from a freeway and five miles from the U.S. Capitol sits Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens. This small, often-ignored park is one of the most unique in the DC area, and is a great choice for an afternoon of easily accessible outdoor exploring.

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