NCP-East includes 12 major park areas at 98 locations that are a part of Washington, D.C. and its eastern environs. The park areas encompass over 8,000 acres and offer a wide array of historic, natural, and recreational areas. The resources are as diverse as historic sites, recreation fields, tidal and non-tidal wetlands, meadows and forests, statuary, parkways, and archeological sites. NCP-East extends north to Ann Arundel County at the northern end of the Baltimore/Washington Parkway, through Prince Georges County, and southeast to the southern part of Piscataway Park in Charles County, Maryland.
Anacostia Park, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site, Capitol Hill Parks, Fort Circle Parks (Fort Dupont and others), Fort Washington Park, Greenbelt Park, Oxon Cove Park and Oxon Hill Farm, Piscataway Park, Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, Baltimore-Washington Parkway, Suitland Parkway, and other sites.