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Potomac Park

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Description: A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln...
A park which surrounds the Tidal Basin and includes the Vietnam, Lincoln and Jefferson Memorials.
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The Potomac Park is make up of both the West Potomac Park and the East Potomac Park. My review here is my experience with the East Potomac Park. East Potomac Park is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Potomac Park is make up of both the West Potomac Park and the East Potomac Park. My review here is my experience with the East Potomac Park. East Potomac Park is a section of Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., located south of the Jefferson Memorial and the 14th Street Bridge. Located between the Washington Channel and the Potomac River,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nice park which should not be left out. unfortunately, I never made it for the cherry blossom season, but I can imagine how nice it must be.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is a nice park along many beautiful memorials. It is a nice place to take pictures and exercise. There were a lot of people jogging and enjoying the beautiful weather. The river is nice and there's peaceful scenery everywhere.

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Rome, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stopped here while in DC due to the great reviews and it's location on the Potomac. We enjoyed ourselves by watching airplanes come and go at Reagan National Airport. There are tables, grills, benches, bathrooms, and sidewalks to walk on that puts you two feet from the river. Note: BRING BUG SPRAY! I live in the Adirondack Mountains and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is quite a lovely park, especially in the spring and summer. The cherry blossoms are beautiful here, and it's right on the Potomac, which is always a nice view!

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Alexandria, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a "must see" site while visiting Washington. The West Park includes the FDR monument, the ML King monument and the Jefferson Memorial as well as the Tidal Basin. It is particularly beautiful during the April cherry blossom season with the delicate blooms covering a pathway along the shore. The East Park stretches all the way to Hains Point,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It would be fun to have a picnic here on a warm summer day. They keep it very clean and the landscape is great!!!!!

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Potomac Park is the main park that contains the subdivisions of East Potomac Park and West Potomac Park. It's located in the Southwest quadrant of Washington, DC. The park and its components are operated by the National Park Service. The Lincoln Memorial’s Reflecting Pool is the park’s northern boundary. The Washington Channel marks the eastern boundary, and the Potomac River... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I visited the Potomac Park while taking a tour of the Washington D.C. Area. West Potomac Park, the area between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial, includes the Tidal Basin and the beautiful cherry trees. Hains Point on the tip of East Potomac Park, features the giant bronze statue

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Walking along the river in winter was terrific. It was cold but very pleasant and well worth doing. There weren't many people there which made it peaceful and nice.

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