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Take a day off and enjoy this five-acre open space. Douglas Park comes equipped with a children's playground, nature trails, a relaxing gazebo, a stream and a picnic shelter.
The park was named after the nearby subdivision, Douglas Park. According to the Washington Post, upon acquisition of the land south of the subdivision of New Arlington, the Washington Development Company rededicated the subdivision as Douglass Park in honor of Frederick Douglass. Over time the second "s" was dropped.
Directions Transit Parking
Park Maintenance: 703-228-6525
Inclement Weather Line: 703-228-4715
Learn Park Rules and Regulations. And remember, please don't smoke in our parks.
1718 South Quincy Street, Arlington, VA 22204 View Map
1718 South Quincy Street ,
Arlington, VA 22204
Douglas Park sign and notice board
Sunrise to sunset
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