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Address: 1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20242-0001
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Hard to get to. Get walking path with stunning views. Picnic tables available. Best to go in warm weather.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2017
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Ile de Noirmoutier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Hard to get to. Get walking path with stunning views. Picnic tables available. Best to go in warm weather.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We discovered the Hains point golf course in May and have been there three times now. I went with work colleagues to play mini golf and drink beer (you can bring draft and pitchers of beer) and I've come twice with the family to play mini golf and foot golf. We have always had a great time. The mini golf... More 

Thank AmelitaRae
Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Having walked most of Washington centre, the Mall and Georgetown many times, Hains Point was a good solitary walk on a blustery but sunny day. Taking the trail from the end of the Tidal Basin, by the bridge you set off parallel to the river all the way. The walk is right next to the water and although you may... More 

Thank Mel B
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

In a hard-to-drive-to section of Southeast DC, Hain's Point is a long, grassy park that attracts mostly local families & young people out for a picnic, biking, jogging, a pick-up game, or simply to while away a weekend afternoon. It used to have The Awakening, a sculpture designed to look like a giant trapped underground with only his contorted hands... More 

Thank jaseaton
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I used to live in DC, so went to see the Awakening at Hains Point and was disappointed to learn it has been moved to a new place. The website did not mention this detail. Anyway, it was still great to see this part which is less known among the tourists and frequented by the locals.

Thank quelinda2015
Reston, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

This could be a lovely walk but the trail (sidewalk) has been neglected and there are holes in many many places. It looks like it's ready to collapse (and in one place it had) into the river. I did not enjoy and would not go again.

Thank Pat G
Hagerstown, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015

The friend that I was in DC with for the day had seen pictures of an awesome sculpture on Haines Point. So we decided to walk around the point. The walk was invigorating and the views were gorgeous. Planes, fishermen, boats, people, water, animals. What a wonderful place to walk. However, we were disappointed that the website that she had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

Very little is available on the SW Waterfront these days. The historic Fish Market is still open. Jenny's Restaurant was shut down for the building to be demolished but is scheduled to open in the old Channel Inn soon. The Capital Yacht Club has relocated to the old Channel Inn but everything else along Water Street is under construction. You... More 

Thank powycommodore
El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2014

Fabulous location to bike, run, walk or just plane and people watch. I live in Southwest DC and am able to love it Spring, Summer, and Fall - not so much winter....😜

Thank smwimg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013 via mobile

My son had a rugby match at the tip of the peninsula at hains point. What a great green space in Washington, D.C. So many bikers, walkers, families, cookouts. Boats going up and down the potomac while rugby going on. They even have a nice playground with restroom facilities Definitely a nice place to bike or walk on a Saturday... More 

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