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Rock Creek Park—Washington, D.C.'s Urban Oasis

Autumn leaves are scattered on a trail near Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC on October 16, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Autumn leaves are scattered on a trail near Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC on October 16, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The country’s oldest urban national park, Rock Creek Park, spans 1,800 acres in the middle of Washington, D.C. The park not only includes hiking trails but also has historic buildings, a golf course, amphitheater and planetarium. Anthony Linforth, a ranger at Rock Creek Park, tells Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti what makes the park special.

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  • Anthony Linforth, park ranger at Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C.

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