Oxon Run Parkway

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The Oxon Run Parkway, is a roadway and small park in the Washington Highlands neighborhood of Washington, D.C.. 126 acres (51 ha) of important wetlands and deciduous forest is located in this urban environment. Only a single road, managed by the National Park Service, traverses the area, which is meant to demonstrate how a relatively wooded and pristine environment can be preserved within a city setting. Before the establishment of the parkway, the parkland was contained within the Camp Simms military installation.

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Coordinates: 38°50′17.5″N 76°59′5.5″W / 38.838194°N 76.984861°W / 38.838194; -76.984861