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Getting Outside This Fall

Did you know there's an aquatic garden in D.C. and a wetland habitat in Alexandria, Va.? If you're looking to get outdoors this fall, there are endless hidden gems to explore in the region. And if you're looking for a hands on experience, Saturday is National Public Lands Day, a chance for volunteers to help blaze new trails, plant trees and clean up thousands of acres of parkland. Join us for tips on where to connect with nature this fall.

Map: Favorite Fall Outdoor Activities In The D.C. Region

Along with our listeners, Baltimore Sun reporter Candy Thomson and Robb Hampton, director of the Public Lands Programs, share their favorite places to enjoy the autumn weather in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

View Favorite Fall Outdoor Activities In The D.C. Region in a larger map

What are your favorite outdoor recreation spots? Let us know in the comments.

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