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Address: 1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202 619 7222

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Great walk

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Mfclingan
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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Reston, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 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.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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187 reviews 187 reviews
39 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 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 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 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....😜

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Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 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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Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Great view of the river and nice place for a spring walk when the trees are in bloom. Go early to avoid crowds expecially on the weekends.

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Islamabad, Pakistan
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The only reasons to go to Hains Point are to golf (if you have lots of money), admire the view of National Airport, and run during races (Marine Corps Marathon, Cherry Blossom 10-miler, Jingle Bell Dash, etc.). Jogging on your own is a pain because you're dodging traffic. This place needs to be overhauled or turned into some giant memorial.

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San Francisco, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

As you drive along Hains Point for the next few years you'll watch the DC waterfront change as the revitalization construction takes off. Some things are already different: Hogate's Restaurant (aka H2O) is gone and a new professional tennis court has taken its place. You'll notice that the number of boats at the Gangplank Marina has shrunk. and, hopefully, this... More 

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Annandale, Virginia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

A great place to see the planes fly in and out of Reagan National. Some volleyball nets and picinic tables as well

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

OK, first of all I have to thank Park Police for having constant coverage out there for safety. Cannot thank them enough! it is clean, there are bathrooms, water fountains, some road markings to judge distance, certified 3.45 loop, and a pool, even though you have to pay and it gets a bit warm and dirty by the end of... More 

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Address: Address: 1100 Ohio Drive Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20242
Phone Number: 202 619 7222
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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