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Playing in Historic Anacostia

Civil War Defenses of Washington Trail

This hidden gem of a hiking trail in Anacostia is the perfect urban escape for a 1/2 mile trek from Fort Stanton to Good Hope Road or the nearly 6 1/2 mile length to Fort Mahan. Keep your eyes peeled for deer and wild turkeys!

Hiking Trails , Historic Site

Southernmost entrance to the trail across from the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.   Southernmost entrance to the trail across from the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum.

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Fort Place SE, Washington, DC
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Daily, dawn - dusk