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Potomac Overlook Regional Park

2845 Marcey Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-5235
+1 703-528-5406
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Informative visitor center and good hike

Friends of ours suggested to meet for a morning hike in this park. We started at the visitor... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great Vista

Beautiful River views for a stroll or a mountain bike ride. We spent an hour there enjoying the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Lee S
Bangor, Maine
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“nature center” (3 reviews)
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2845 Marcey Rd, Arlington, VA 22207-5235
+1 703-528-5406
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Friends of ours suggested to meet for a morning hike in this park. We started at the visitor center, where we saw several types of snakes and turtles. The kids enjoyed the immediate color feedback they received for changing the relief in the kinetic sand...More

Thank mgnelu
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Beautiful River views for a stroll or a mountain bike ride. We spent an hour there enjoying the breeze!

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Potomac Overlook Regional Park is operated by the Virginia Park Services. It is located along the Potomac River in Arlington. Visitors can get to the park via Military Road. The park is nestled in the forest and surrounded by residences. Currently visitors cannot see...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 25 April 2017

After driving past this beautiful park for 5 yrs, I stopped one day in the spring just to take a break. Felt like I was walking barefoot and smelling the flowers for the first time. Beautiful! Great running, walking, cycling path!

Thank Marsha_ID
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Grand children loved playing around this past summer. Super fun times for all, well kept park, clean and the fresh air and sun was just what we all needed.

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We've come here during several times of year and its always enjoyable, rarely too crowded. It is not terribly well marked though. The most recent two visits, we've made it down to the water. The nature center and master gardener show garden also are worth...More

1  Thank vkbrennan
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Marine Corps Marathon ran thru this park. It was cool with a slight breeze coming off the water. The views were nice and it was pleasant to see the boats and activity on the waterfront.

Thank Seb5thmanII
Reviewed 8 September 2016

As a long-time Arlington resident, I've long been acquainted with Potomac Overlook Regional Park, a fairly extensive range of forests and tributaries emptying into the Potomac Rive from North Arlington. In the past, I've used it as a hiking and training ground for Boy Scouts,...More

Thank DrChipB
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is a very pretty park with short, well maintained trails. Yes the overlook is closed. You really cant see anything. But the trails are great and they seem to have alot to offer overall.

Thank Shauna P
Reviewed 18 March 2016

This park is popular with walkers and dog owners. There really isn't much "there" there, and, contrary to what the name of the park might suggest, there is no longer access to the Potomac River overlook area. Facility has a small visitor center, not much...More

Thank Zipdedoo
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