Designed in the 1860s to protect the river entrance to the surrounding seaports. The National Park Service has cleared paths around the ruins of what is considered the best preserved Civil War fort in the region.


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8915 Fort Foote Rd
Fort Washington, MD
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Rated 4 by brandon3295

June 23, 2020


Neat little park

Was a park off the beaten path and little difficult to find at first. Was overgrown and being taken back by nature. It was cool to see the big guns they used to protect the fort partially being...

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Rated 4 by donakc

May 10, 2019


Walking/talking trail

Nice walking/talking trail. The view is lovely and it's not so crowded that you feel closed in but not so empty that you feel unsafe. The breeze is everything.

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Rated 5 by CRS1461

November 09, 2017


More Than Meets The Eye

This park has two significant things that stand out in my mind. How many of us come from a hometown where we pass by places each day and don't know the history or their value. This park is...

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