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Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

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Address: George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: 703/289-2500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5 acre island in the Potomac River. It...
Theodore Roosevelt Island is an 88.5 acre island in the Potomac River. It is maintained as a National Park and has various walking trails
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Decent Parking and Nice Stroll

A good place for a stroll. Watch the tides and Potomac hight. The island is low, and the perimiter of the island can get flooded or mucky.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A good place for a stroll. Watch the tides and Potomac hight. The island is low, and the perimiter of the island can get flooded or mucky.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is an amazing place. Returning from Arlington Cemetery, you will pass by the Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, and you must stop and see. It is a place for picnic, kayaking, or just sat down and admire what Mother Nature had prepared for you!!!

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Chekist
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a well known place for locals. There is parking but it's also accessible from the Rosslyn Metro. It's also near the Key Bridge so you can walk to Georgetown after you hike the park. There are several loop trails and a boardwalk near the river. There are nice views of the Kennedy Center and Potomac river. If there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Living in the metro area, it's hard to get away from the city life and crowds. Theodore Roosevelt Island is a nice place to do just that without having to go far. I went with a group after work, and it was a great way to wind down. It's probably a pretty busy place on the weekends, so go during... More 

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Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

About a 15 minute walk from the Rosslyn Metro.Little gem that I believe very few make it to. The water features are dry (still nice looking though). Beware of the very nasty porta pottys. The comfort station was closed(said until April.....it's June??) The door doesn't shut either. Hold your breath, and close your eyes. Yuck. But the memorial was very... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Arriving in Arlington for our weeklong DC visit- I thought I would drag them around the island. It's 1/4 mile just to get there from our hotel, Key bridge Marriott, but we were not deterred. Easy walk, with minimal struggles except for heat. Be sure to get out before sundown! The trail could be marked better, but we did a... More 

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Orchard Park, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Outside of the TRM itself there is not much to see. And even there it looks like at one point they had pools of water to make it look better but they like drain long ago. I would bring a map you could get turned around in there easily. I would check it out but it’s a 1 time thing... More 

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Washington, DC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

TR Park is a small island in the middle of the Potomac River. It's accessible by car off the BW Parkway (if you are heading N) but space is limited (we saw a line of cars waiting to get in). You can access by foot or bike path (but no bikes allowed on the actual island, you can park your... More 

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I never new this place existed. We were driving by and decided to stop. I nice place for a walk in the woods in the middle of the city.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This is actually a small island out in the middle of the Potomac River just south of the Key Bridge in Arlington, VA. You must access this site by car going North on the George Washington Parkway. It is accessible by food bridge or walking biking paths but check the maps if you are not familiar with the area. There... More 

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Address: Address: George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211
Phone Number: 703/289-2500
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington

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